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New Cowboys RB Drives Really Old Car Despite $3.5 Million Deal

Despite signing a multi-million dollar contract with the Dallas Cowboys, running back Alfred Morris still drives his favorite 1991 Mazda he purchased for $2 when he was a junior in college.

Morris recently signed a two-year, $3.5 million deal, and that stands atop of the $3 million he already earned during his NFL career. But despite all his good fortunes, he still loves that Mazda he jokingly added a Bentley license plate to.

“Yes, I still have my car,” Morris told 5PointsBlue.com. “I still drive ‘Bentley’ which is what I call my car even though she’s not really a Bentley. It’s always going to be my baby and I’m going to drive it ’til she dies.”

Still, the car isn’t a ramshackle affair. Mazda completely rehabbed it for him, so Morris is essentially driving a new car.

The site 5PointsBlue reports that “the AM-FM tape deck was replaced with a touch screen audio system, the cloth seats were replaced with cross-stitched leather seats, and a total of 275 man hours were spent making it look and drive as if the car were newly rolled off an assembly line.”

The rookie sixth-round pick also had it shipped from Washington, D.C., to Dallas so he could drive it there.

“I had it shipped from Washington, D.C. I didn’t get to drive it down because I had to get here so quickly for ‘captain’s workouts’ after I signed with the Cowboys [on March 22nd],” Morris said. “They already had over 40 guys who were back for workouts. So I came quickly and was part of that. I had the car shipped and I’m driving it now.”

Still, despite having his favorite ride in town, Morris noted that with the inclement weather in Dallas he intends to buy a different car to keep his prized Mazda in its best shape.

So, why a 25-year-old car when he could afford to buy practically any car he wants? He says he isn’t a “flashy guy” and the old car is a reminder to keep him humble.

Follow Warner Todd Huston on Twitter @warnerthuston or email the author at igcolonel@hotmail.com.

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