Former NFL MVP and All Pro running back has always marched to the beat of his own drum. Alexander is four years removed from last NFL game and instead of sitting somewhere as a 31-year-old running back awaiting free agency, Alexander is in Hollywood on a movie set living his new dream.
Yahoo Sports is reporting that Alexander who is financially straight, is now chasing his dreams and trying to be a Hollywood screenwriter.
The man who was once the league’s best running back wants to work in movies now. He has been thinking this for several months, ever since someone he knows suggested that he write films. The idea seemed a good one. He liked writing, he liked movies, so he signed up for the NFL Pro Hollywood Boot Camp, a weeklong primer on the film industry.
And on the third day, after helping to produce a short movie called “H2O” about the fight for a bottle of water in a Mad Max-like wasteland, he seemed impressed with what he had done.
“I know I’m going to write two movies in my ...