Are you staying cool in Spartanburg? Jake Delhomme asks.
Probably as cool as you are in Louisiana.
Its been cool, but now its muggy and hot, says Delhomme. When I take my truck to the track at 5:45 in the morning, its already hot.
Delhomme, 38, lives in Breaux Bridge, where he trains and races horses and keeps a few mares and babies at home.
Im involved with a lot of community stuff, he says.
He serves on the advisory board of MidSouth Bank and on the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Associations board of directors.
Hes married to Keri, and their daughters are 11 and six.
Its not like Im looking for things to do, Delhomme says.
This will be his third season away from training camp.
Ill always miss the guys, he says.
But he gets some of what football offered the camaraderie, the hanging out with the guys at the race track.
Hes only two hours west of New Orleans. Will he go Sept. 9 when the Saints open the season against Atlanta?
The Saints? Delhomme asks. I will never go to a Saints game. The only time Ill go is when the Panthers play there.
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