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Samardzija on Past, Present, Future

Jeff Samardzija

KODAK, Tenn. – Jeff Samardzija grew up a fan of all Chicago sports teams. So when the Cubs took a chance and drafted the would-be certain NFL first-round pick, Samardzija had a decision to make. It turned out to be an easy one.

"I thought it was a more complicated decision than what it ended up being," said Samardzija (), an All-American wide receiver at Notre Dame from 2003 through 2006. "I weighed my options and it came down to me realizing: ‘What do I want to do for the rest of my life every day?' "After that, it was a pretty simple decision," he said. "Every day I wanted to go to the park and I wanted to go play... Recommended Stories

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