From a very young age, Tommie Campbell dreamed of one day playing in the NFL. One of the most highly touted players coming out of Aliquippa High School in Pennsylvania, Campell signed with nearby University of Pittsburgh in 2005 and was expected to have quite an impact.
But four years after graduating from high school, Tommie was about as far from the NFL as one could get. He wasn't in school. He wasn’t playing football. Campbell was working as a janitor at the Pittsburgh International Airport.
Bleacher Report recently caught up with Tommie in his hometown, where he shared insight on what he went through and how he was able to get his football career—and his life—back on track.
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