As reported earlier this week by ESPN, Drew Pearson could not hide his disappointment in not being selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Centennial Class on Wednesday, but the Dallas Cowboys great remains hopeful his time will come.

"It'll stick with me until later today and after all these texts and internet stuff stops coming through, and I'll move on," Pearson said, according to ESPN. "This is the story of my life. Nothing has ever come easy. I came in here as undrafted free agent. I had a bone disease as a kid, went to Tulsa, had three losing seasons in four years, three head coaches in four years, on probation three years, not getting drafted, signing for $150, making the team, overcoming the odds with 100 rookies in camp. Then turning that opportunity after making it. I made All-Pro my second year, had over 1,000 yards my second year.

"It's like that Robert Frost poem. I've taken the road less traveled. My career was always about the road less traveled."

Take a look back his career, from TU to the Dallas Cowboys and after retirement, here.


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