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Big T
08-04-2011, 02:05 AM
Ray Horton sells Mercedes Benz to Steelers cafeteria worker for $20
By Robert Klemko

Steelers assistant coach Ray Horton was making the rounds on the day he was to leave for his new post with the Arizona Cardinals.

He approached Maurice Matthews, a cafeteria worker at the team's Pittsburgh headquarters, and said "Hey, I need a favor from you. How much money you have in your pocket?"

"I got $20," Matthews said.

Horton took the money. "Sold for $20!"

Then Horton handed Matthews the keys to his red 1999 Mercedes Benz SL500 convertible, parked outside, no strings attached.

"I'm like, 'Stop playing with me Ray; don't play with me,' " Matthews told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "The other [workers] were looking at me, their jaws dropped. Ray said, 'Hey, you always liked the car, you're a good dude, I know you'll take care of it. It's yours.' "

Horton, a nine-year NFL veteran of the Bengals and Cowboys, had been an NFL assistant coach for 17 years before accepting his first coordinator assignment in February.


http://content.usatoday.com/communities/thehuddle/post/2011/08/***-coach-leaves-extravagant-parting-gift-for-cafeteria-worker/1?csp=34

Ibleedblk&gld
08-04-2011, 04:44 AM
Good stuff

Raleigh Steel
08-04-2011, 04:52 AM
why doesn't that crap ever happen to me????

awesome story!!!!

coldrolled
08-04-2011, 06:50 AM
why doesn't that crap ever happen to me????

awesome story!!!!

you work in the wrong cafateria?

very cool horton..

BlitzburghRockCity
08-04-2011, 10:24 AM
I'm in the wrong line of work! If somebody asks me for 20.00 all I get is a 'I'll pay you back soon"!

It was a nice thing to do, and shows he respects the people who worked around him and appreciated his time in Pittsburgh even more than maybe we thought when we left.

TampaSteelGirl
08-04-2011, 10:28 AM
That is just amazing and it's so nice to see that great people still really exist!
Love feelgood stories like this!! :yellowthumb:

Rampage
08-04-2011, 11:27 AM
That's pretty cool, but I would have asked for a later model.

:lol:

PsychoWard
08-04-2011, 11:45 AM
WOW!! thats awesome! good for him! I hope he can afford the insurance on it! :lol:

harpo
08-04-2011, 12:31 PM
Here is a picture of the car. It's actually a NICE ride.

Steelers coach sells car for $20 (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/Steelers-coach-sells-Mercedes-to-team-cafeteria-?urn=nfl-wp4503)

http://l.yimg.com/a/p/sp/editorial_image/31/319c7ad0c010ffd60ed59a56af6ba5cb/steelers_coach_sells_mercedes_to_team_cafeteria_wo rker_for_.jpg

PsychoWard
08-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Hell yea it is nice!! Jim carry drives one of those in Liar Liar!

Raleigh Steel
08-04-2011, 01:18 PM
you work in the wrong cafateria?




:lol::nahnah:

Big T
08-04-2011, 01:37 PM
Hell yea it is nice!! Jim carry drives one of those in Liar Liar!

Love that movie lol

SteelDad
08-04-2011, 01:44 PM
That is an incredible gesture and I am now searching the classifieds looking for cafeteria jobs.

PsychoWard
08-04-2011, 06:31 PM
Love that movie lol

lol me too!

Farrior Fan
08-04-2011, 06:50 PM
That is an incredible gesture and I am now searching the classifieds looking for cafeteria jobs.

Thats funny! but just in case you were not joking here you go http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/fbh/

uclkyle
08-05-2011, 01:43 AM
Good story