Aug 12, 2013; Owings Mills, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam (26) signs autographs for fans after training camp at the Under Armour Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Ravens S Matt Elam Works At Shoe Store in Offseason


Aug 12, 2013; Owings Mills, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam (26) signs autographs for fans after training camp at the Under Armour Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Matt Elam Works at Shoe Store in Offseason

Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam spends his time in the offseason working at Finish Line shoe store in Gainesville, Florida at a mall. At a SHOE STORE!

I always wanted to work at a spot in order to get a discount, but Elam should make enough dough that he doesn’t have to worry about getting a discount on the new J’s that are coming out. He really isn’t worried about the discount or the money that he is picking up from the part time gig. He just wants the experience from the spot in order for him to open up his own shoe store.

“I just need to get retail knowledge,” Elam told BaltimoreRavens.com. “That’s basically what I’m doing. I’m getting that knowledge for when it’s time. Everybody was surprised when I started. They were like, ‘Why? You got enough money.’ But it’s not about the money. It’s just me building.”

Head over to the mall and get yourself a new pair of shoes and get them signed by Matt Elam.

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