Former Iowa Hawkeyes offensive lineman Sean Welsh has decided to retire from football. He signed a free-agent contract with the Washington Redskins after going not being selected in the NFL Draft.
“After a lot of thought, I’ve decided to retire from the game of football,” Welsh said on Facebook. “Although this decision might feel quick for many, but I’ve had apprehension about pursuing a professional career for some time.”
Here is his full statement: