Being small in stature, Wayne Chrebet had a tough time convincing the National Football League that he could compete as a wide receiver. Now he has to prove he can compete in the wealth management world.Chrebet, who was detained by a security guard on his first day of training camp in 1995, because the guard could not believe he actually was a football player, was hired Wednesday by Morgan Stanley as a financial adviser in the global wealth management group.

He told Bloomberg News that he has always had an interest in financial services. "Obviously, you don't hear 70,000 people cheering for you when you are doing this, but it's exciting. I love it. It's a great second career for me."

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