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is having a ball, and that's because he's playing ball — football, that is.
He had hoped to continue an NFL career that began in 1999 but there were no offers for the 40-year-old quarterback, so he did what he considers the next best thing.
Garcia accepted an offer to play for the Omaha Nighthawks of the five-team United Football League.
"It's definitely different," Garcia says with a chuckle. "I would have never foreseen this happening, believing that I still had a lot to offer on the NFL level. And to be sitting here in Omaha, playing for the Omaha Nighthawks, is not anything that was even on my radar."
View the rest of Skip Wood's article at USA Today..