Maurkice and Mike Pouncey, the 31-year-old twins who journeyed from the Lakeland High Dreadnaughts to NFL Pro Bowl careers, have announced they are retiring from pro football, CBS Sports reports. “As I write this farewell speech, I cry and I laugh that twin boys from Lakeland, Florida that grew up in poverty made it this far in life both living out NFL dreams,” Maurkice said in his announcement shared by former teammate Ramon Foster. | ALSO: USA Today

Source: CBS Sports

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