Mike Brown’s short-lived time in the NFL made him grateful for
one thing: that his mom made him keep his grades up in order to
Thanks to that, today Brown has another dream job, as CEO of a
year-old startup called Win-Win.
But back in 2009, when the two-time all-American linebacker from
Duke University got picked up as a free agent for the
Indianapolis Colts, he thought his dreams of an NFL career had
come true. It didn’t. The
Colts cut him from the roster at the end of training camp.
“I didn’t play football for as long as I wanted to. I didn’t make