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August 3, 2011

NFL Coach Gives Car to Cafeteria Worker


It's not often that you hear about the good things people do in the NFL, but this one grabbed our attention. Ray Horton, a former Steelers secondary coach, gave away his red 1999 Mercedes Benz SL500 convertible roadster to Steelers' cafeteria workers Maurice "Mo" Matthews, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Apparently Horton stopped by the Steelers complex to say goodbye before heading to Arizona, where he's the Cardinals new defensive coach, and told Matthews he'd give him the car for $20.

"I'm like, 'Stop playing with me Ray; don't play with me,' " Matthews said. "The other [workers] were looking at me, their jaws dropped.

"Ray said, 'Hey, you always liked the car, you're a good dude, I know you'll take care of it. It's yours."


1 comment:

Writer said...

That' a really nice gift. Many people will never have the opportunity of owning a Mercedes. Congrats Mo!