From volleyball to the NFL: Sutton takes a long road to Dolphins

Updated: August 3, 2007, 5:04 AM ET
Associated Press

DAVIE, Fla. -- David Sutton leaped and made a spectacular catch along the sideline, then landed awkwardly and briefly rolled about in obvious pain.

A few minutes later, he was back in action, trying to make another eye-catching play.

Something as insignificant as a minor injury -- "I hurt my butt cheek," Sutton later explained -- wasn't going to derail this rookie wide receiver from continuing his pursuit of an improbable quest to find a spot on the Miami Dolphins' roster. A volleyball player ...

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