CNBC: NFL player who works part-time on Wall Street saves nearly 90% of his income

Detroit Lions defensive end Brandon Copeland knows that his NFL career has a expiration date. “It’s guaranteed football is going to be over one day,” the 25-year-old tells ESPN’s Michael Rothstein. That’s why Copeland’s planning ahead. The Wharton School graduate, who spent two summers interning at UBS in college, has been working remotely for Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers during the …

CBS: Lions Brandon Copeland A Burgeoning ‘Superstar’ On Wall Street

Copeland, the 25-year-old defensive end for the Lions who holds a degree from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, has been working for Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers during the NFL offseason. The job, according to ESPN, began in March and runs until June. It could be the foundation of Copeland’s life after football. Read the Full Story HERE. Lions DE takes Wall Street gig while living on 15 percent of NFL salary

The 25-year-old Wharton graduate joined the financial world with an offseason job at Weiss in March as a spring analyst — balancing training to make the Detroit Lions for the third straight season with preparing for a future following football. The gig officially lasts until June but could be around in perpetuity if Copeland wants. Read the Full Story HERE.