On June 26, the NFL kicked off its ninth annu…


On June 26, the NFL kicked off its ninth annual Rookie Symposium. The four-day orientation introduces the 2005 NFL Draft class to life in the NFL before the rookies report to training camps. The program includes presentations, videos and workshops about the operation of the NFL and the challenges its players face.BR />The symposium’s agenda will cover topics like: family issues, personal finance, personal conduct, success in the NFL and life after football, life experiences, and life as a rookie.BR />Rookies may also know these topics under other headings: Baby Mamas; Don’t Buy Your Boys West Coast Customs H2’s with Your Signing Bonus; Murders, Drug Deals, & Domestic Violence Are Bad News; The Average NFL Player Shelf Life is 4 Years; Ron Mexico and You; and Get Me Some Water, Rookie.B>