Washington linebacker and leading pass rusher Psalm Wooching has decided to hang up cleats to pursue a career in Rugby.
The Washington Huskies linebacker will forgo a chance to pursue an NFL career so he can focus on playing rugby and eventually try out for the 2020 Olympics.
“My first love and and sport that I excelled in was rugby and it is time for me to follow my heart,” Wooching posted on Twitter.
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“My goal to be able to represent my country and while playing rugby and then on to playing in the next Olympics,” Wooching wrote. “This has been a dream of mine for quite some time and I will do anything to accomplish it.”