“I’m gonna try out. Why not?”
“Because you’re not very tall.”
“Hey, other players are five feet eight.”
“And I’ve beefed up to one-seventy with the protein drinks. I’ve been lifting every other day. I think I can make it.”
“Yeah, but all the other guys….”
“I know, I know. Maybe I’m not going to be the fastest guy, but I’m determined.”
She sighed and said, “I’m sorry to tell you, that won’t be enough. No one playing in the NFL is eighty-five years old.