There is the National Football League, and then there is life after the National Football League. This former NFL linebacker is now hammering nails instead of quarterbacks. reports:

Former Bengals' linebacker and Liberty Township-based home builder Andre Frazier has been knocking down obstacles and stereotypes most of his life.

Frazier cast aside the "dumb-jock" label as a walk-on defensive end at the University of Cincinnati, where he earned the 2004 Strothman Award for both academic and athletic excellence.

The former Hughes STEM High School graduate later signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2005 as an undrafted free agent and won the first of two Super Bowls with the team in 2006. He won a second title with the Steelers as a backup linebacker in 2010 after a brief stint with the Bengals in 2007 and 2008.

Today, Frazier, 36, continues to burst through barriers as a successful African American home-builder in an industry dominated by white men.

Here's an interview with Frazier from WCPO.

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