Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been out of the league close to two years, but still has hope for getting picked up by a team in the NFL. In February 2014, Ray Rice and his fiancee Janay got into an altercation in an Atlantic City casino elevator that was caught on tape. In the altercation, The NFL player punched his fiancee in the face, knocking her out cold. After the elevator doors open, Rice dragged his fiancee off the elevator.
During an interview with USA Today, Rice said, “All the scrutiny that I’ve got, it was deserved, because domestic violence is a horrible thing.” He then went on to say that he would donate his entire 2016 salary to programs that educate people on domestic violence and promote prevention. Rice went into detail, saying, “Me donating my salary is something that’ll be from the heart for me. I only want to play football so I can end it the right way for my kids and for the people that really believed in me, but I know there’s a lot of people affected by domestic violence, and every dollar helps. It’s raising awareness.”
There is no word on if Rice will get another shot in the NFL, but he is continuing to visit colleges and spread awareness about domestic violence.
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