Indianapolis Colts Safety Khari Willis Retires from NFL at 26 to Devote His Life to ‘the Further Advancement of the Gospel of Jesus Christ’

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Indianapolis Colts safety Khari Willis is retiring from the NFL after just three seasons. His reason for doing so is even more unique.

The 26-year-old is giving up pro football to go into the ministry.

Willis announced his retirement Wednesday on Instagram. He thanked the Colts for “granting me the opportunity to compete” and explained that with “much prayer and deliberation” that he wanted to devote the rest of his life to “the further advancement of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”


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