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Jealousy? Try sorry

Sorry, Jeremy Roenick but Jason Whitlock isn't jealous of you. But if you were living the Hollywood life, that would be another story.

Updated: June 30, 2005, 11:17 AM ET
By Jason Whitlock | Special to Page 2

I am not now, nor have I ever been, jealous of professional athletes.

Despite the massive amounts of money earned by today's modern pro athlete, I've never wasted a moment regretting the fact that my athletic career ended as a mediocre Division I offensive lineman.

Even when I was broke and living in a one-room, roach-infested efficiency in a small southern Indiana town, I never once felt a minute of envy as my old high school teammate, Jeff George, was selected No. ...

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