This Didn’t Get Enough Attention

Scott Fujita is a good person.

I ran across an article the other day while I was at work that I felt deserved more attention than it got.  Lost amid the scandalous behavior of Ben Roethlistberger and the big NASCAR wreck fiasco was the story about what former New Orleans Saints linebacker Scott Fujita did with his Super Bowl Bonus.

Next year will be Fujita’s 9th year in the NFL and he will be playing for his fourth team.  He’s never made a Pro Bowl or been named an All-Pro.  He was drafted in the 5th round of 2002 NFL draft out of the University of California.  In fact, the highest accolade he has received up to this point was being named Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 in 2000-2001.  All in all, Fujita is a solid, yet unspectacular player.  But this post isn’t about his on-field contributions.

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