Archive for May, 2016
Josh Weinfuss | ESPN Staff Writer | May 14, 2016
TEMPE, Ariz. — Larry Fitzgerald added another honor to his already prolific resume on Saturday.
The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver graduated Saturday from the University of Phoenix, majoring in communications and minoring in marketing. It was the end of an educational odyssey that has taken more than a decade since he enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh in 2002.
“I’m glad I can finally shake the 15-year college student stigma,” Fitzgerald joked to ESPN.
Fitzgerald left Pitt after his sophomore season and was drafted third overall in 2004 by the Cardinals. While he put college on hold to pursue his NFL career, Fitzgerald never forgot the promise he made to his mother, Carol.
Before Carol died in 2003 from breast cancer, she told Larry: “Education is one thing nobody can ever take More >