Monday, January 12, 2009

Lawmakers and Financial Experts Question Obama's Tax Cuts

Lee Woodall, a Roni Deutch Tax Center® franchisee and former NFL player, was recently featured in an article on Community that discusses his transition from football to tax preparation. Below is a snippet of the article, but you can read the full text by clicking here.

Millions of armchair quarterbacks and fantasy football junkies spend their weeks locked up in a cubicle, daydreaming about winning the big Super Bowl game.

And Super Bowl champion Lee Woodall, a former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers who was drafted from West Chester University, said in many ways being in it really was like a dream -- and that makes the adjustment to life after football especially difficult, and why he's been so lucky to find a satisfying career right here in northern Delaware.

The two-time Pro Bowl linebacker remembers the excitement of Super Bowl XXIX, when his 49ers team stomped the San Diego Chargers 49-26, cementing the franchise’s place in NFL history with an unprecedented five Super Bowl championships.

Getting there takes dedication, perseverance and toughness, said Woodall, 39, of Newark. And while he (like many pro athletes) never thought much about life after football, especially with a Super Bowl ring glittering on his finger, and never really worked a 9 to 5 job, he figured those traits would lend themselves to success in a number of careers.

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