When we include the words “former NFL player” in a headline, it’s typically not for a good reason. It usually means that a former NFL player has committed a crime, posted something scandalous on social media, or, unfortunately, died. But today, we’ve actually got a positive story to share about a former NFL player.
Over the last few years, Warrick Dunn has helped dozens and dozens and dozens of single-parent families purchase homes through his Warrick Dunn Charities. He doesn’t buy the homes outright, but he does put down sizable downpayments on them for families. And after passing the century mark a few years ago, Dunn has now helped his 145th family purchase a home. He announced it on Twitter earlier this month:
We cover so many former NFL players who are up to no good, so it’s nice to see one making a big difference in the world.
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[via Total Pro Sports]