ESPN: Lions’ Brandon Copeland made most of self-imposed last shot in 2015

From ESPN.com: The 2015 season was going to be Copeland’s last shot at making the NFL. If he had not made the Lions out of training camp or had not been picked up by another team, he was going to walk away. Start his second life. Use the degree he received from the University of Pennsylvania to find something else …

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WNST: “Let’s set our dreams high. You know there’s a guarantee that football won’t last forever,” said Copeland, who graduated with an economics degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013 and interned on Wall Street. “Let’s set ourselves up so that no matter what, we’ll be able to provide the lifestyle we want for ourselves and our families.”