The Trabuco Canyon, Calif. native helped Santa Margarita Catholic Excessive College win a state title in 2011. In 2012, Max was named a School freshman All-American and was then drafted to the All-Pac-12 first crew as a university junior in 2014.
Sadly, he noticed little playtime in his senior season: an ACL damage derailed his hopes for extra area motion.
Issues started wanting up for Max, nevertheless, when the San Diego chargers introduced him on their squad as a third-round draft decide in 2016. He was chosen as a “wholesome scratch” for the time, which means that whereas he was in a position to play, the NFL solely permits 46 of a crew’s 53 gamers to really costume and take the sector.
Nevertheless, he did not see any playtime throughout that first 12 months for the Chargers.
The start of the 2017 season was a tough one for Max, as effectively. He examined constructive for utilizing performance-enhancing medication (steroids), and was suspended with out pay for the primary 4 video games of that season. The Chargers distanced themselves from the Lineman and ultimately lower him from their roster.
He would then get to play with the Arizona Cardinals, however solely performed a single recreation, which additionally marked his solely NFL look, ever. Max was finally lower in 2018 and hasn’t performed for the NFL since.