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NFL Star Will Blackmon

If Football Doesn't Work Out

I'll Become a Model

3/23/2012 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Will Blackmon shirtless and posing
Defensive back Will Blackmon just won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants ... but he's already planning for his life after football ... as a fashion model. 

Blackmon, who is currently a free agent, recently set up a photo shoot so he can build a portfolio as a model. It's clear being in football shape has the 27-year-old ready for his new profession.

And he's off to a good start ... TMZ has learned Blackmon just signed a deal to become a spokesman for an athletic protective cup company called Nutty Buddy -- which has been featured on ESPN's "Sports Science" series and was recently parodied by "Saturday Night Live."

Being in the modeling world takes cojones ... Blackmon's making sure his are protected.

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Carl    

He has a racist last name!

908 days ago
17.

Andrea    

Holy Goodness!!

908 days ago
18.

dd    

Very Nice!

908 days ago
19.

Jen    

Wow! He can model for me anytime!

908 days ago
20.

Margo    

They will knock you down to get to that. Stop hating!

908 days ago
21.

happypat35    

Geesh, its a crime shame that that body belongs to an ugly face....His wife appears to be of Armenian descent.

908 days ago
22.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

Oil much?

908 days ago
23.

blackxicans    

mmmm daaaam he is hoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooT:)

908 days ago
24.

Happy    

Nutty Buddy? Is this the best you can do with your college education. LOL. Keep liftin the DUMB BELLS.

908 days ago
25.

Ash    

Beautiful body, not to pretty face, now I get the hat (googled him).

908 days ago
26.

StevenB    

You're not going to get any modeling jobs if you don't show your face in your 'sample' photos, no matter how good your body is. The excessive tattooing will also cost him some jobs. Some clients won't even look at the second picture in your portfolio - especially if they are trying to project a high class or professional image with their product.

908 days ago
27.

OMG    

Umm I like black men but he is not cute... which is why half his face is covered.

908 days ago
28.

sammi    

he is not at all ugly... @will_blackmon

907 days ago
29.

J'adore L'amour    

Ok here we go...first of all if you think he has to have a 'pretty face' to model you obviously haven't seen many male models-IN or OUTSIDE the US. Hell, maybe even female models. Second, he can't help what his last name is-hope you were being sarcastic, 'Carl' and finally, who gives a F#@K what color his girlfriend is? How do you know if he has one or if he even likes girls? P.S. The BAWDY IS HAWWWWT!!! LOL!!!

907 days ago
30.

Jade    

It is apparent that most of the commentors here know knowing of what the fashion industry is. The objective is to SELL clothes, not all models are drop dead gorgeous because not all "real" people are. They use average looking models in some cases. As for him being "ugly" either your eyes are blurry or you are so shallow you don't have any clue as to what is deemed attractive. As for his wife or girlfriend being white (so what if she is?)Is there a written rule somewhere that say all men (or women) should listen to the opinions of others as to whom to date? The internet blog sites allow for most lonely, bitter, hateful individuals to hind behind a computer screen and say the most assantine comments ever imaginable. Most don't even know the topic at hand or know anything about the person or the subject. This appears to be the here. If this athlete decides to make another career, God bless him. Perhaps some of you should do the same thing because if you think you are a blogger, some of you never get paid...lol

907 days ago
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