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05-10-2013, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
I wonder if they make exceptions on the military service for athletes. I think US Army/Navy/Air Force allows players to go right into the NFL or NBA if they are drafted and they just defer their military service until after their careers or something.
That's not correct. Former Eagles Kyle Eckel and Chad Hall had to fulfill their two year commitments before joining the NFL. Caleb Campbell, Collin Mooney, Eric Kettani, and Roger Staubach all had to do the same.

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