Big E might not be able to get back into the ring to compete any time soon, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be around. After suffering a broken neck, Big E recently reported that he is expected to make a full recovery. While he waits, WWE has an interesting new position for him.
During SummerSlam week, WWE will be holding tryouts for talent who think they have what it takes to be superstars. Big E recently told ESPN’s Marc Raimondi that he will be assisting in talent evaluations at that event. Big E will be working with Triple H in Nashville.
WWE has focused its recruiting on up-and-coming college athletes who might not have careers lined up after school. Big E said he wishes he could have had the same type of opportunity. He thinks WWE’s NIL program offers a great option for those who wish to continue their career in sports.
“I wish there was an exit program for college athletes, because you spend so much of your time on campus studying for your sport or participating for your sport or practicing for your sport,” Big E said. “You devote so much of your life to it, and then when it’s gone, it is such a distinct drop-off. It’s so hard to prepare for that. That was something that was really hard for me mentally too.”
Fans who are interested in learning more about how a WWE tryout works are in luck. WWE announced today that for just $20, the public can watch the final day of the event at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville. They might even get to see Big E at work.
Big E is a long way from making his in-ring return. That doesn’t mean he can’t make an impact on WWE right now. Those trying out in Nashville will now have two former WWE Champions to impress.
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