Eric Crouch is giving pro football yet another try.

The 2001 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Nebraska is among 70 players participating in a minicamp this week for his hometown Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League.

Crouch was a 2002 third-round NFL draft choice of the St. Louis Rams. The Rams projected him as a receiver, and he walked out of training camp and announced his retirement after not being given a chance at quarterback.

He hasn't played since 2006, when he was a quarterback for three games with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts. Since then, the 32-year-old has run a playground equipment company and sold medical supplies in Omaha and done some broadcasting.

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