Have you ever been cornered and asked, “So, what do you do?” Or maybe, “What’s your major?” Sometimes, it can be tough to explain. Everyone thinks they know what a pro athlete does. But do we really know? This is "What You Don't Know About," where we ask athletes to explain their jobs without any cliches.

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What You Don’t Know About: Richard Sherman

This week, instead of Richard Sherman taking you behind the scenes, we lined up his teammates Bobby Wagner and Cliff Avril to give you a glimpse of the Richard you don't get to see. Take it away, guys.

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What You Don’t Know About: Playing Cornerback

If you’ve ever asked me, or wanted to ask me, about the most difficult part of playing corner, or about the best corners and toughest receivers in the game, read up. The answers — at least from my perspective —…

Travis Kelce visits The Players' Tribune office and TPT Studio B in New York City, New York on July 25, 2016. (Photo by Taylor Baucom/The Players' Tribune)

What You Don’t Know About: Being A Tight End

You almost have to trick yourself into thinking you’re better than you are. If your mind isn’t right, your body doesn’t stand a damn chance.

Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford watches the team during NHL hockey practice at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Cranberry, Pa. during NHL hockey practice at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Cranberry, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

What You Don't Know About: Being a GM

I was standing at the blue line with our coaching staff in San Jose on June 12 when the gentlemen in the white gloves brought out the Stanley Cup. This was a moment I had been chasing for 10 years,…

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What You Don’t Know About: Water Polo

If you combine the physicality of football, the grappling in wrestling, the endurance of long-distance running, the fighting in hockey ... and, of course, some swimming, that’s water polo.

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings (85) dives past Atlanta Falcons free safety James Sanders (36) for a touchdown the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Atlanta, Georgia, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. The Packers won 25-14. (AP Photo/Paul Abell)

What You Don’t Know About: Being a Wide Receiver

When I came to the Packers as a rookie in 2006, Brett Favre was my quarterback. His reputation as a gunslinger was all I heard about going into that first training camp. Everybody was asking me if I had strong…

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What You Don’t Know About: Rowing

There are a few words frequently associated with boat rides. Relaxing, peaceful, some even say they’re romantic. Unfortunately, the ones that I go on aren’t any of those things.

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What You Don’t Know About: Being a NASCAR Driver

What do you do if you need to go to the bathroom during a race? The answer to that one is always the same: You don’t want to know.

Marti Malloy of the United States, right, and Corina Caprioriu of Romania during the women's 57-kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

What You Don’t Know About: Judo

You may have never heard of a tokui-waza, and you may have never heard of judo. But I’m sure you have an idea of who Ronda Rousey is.

DOHA, QATAR - JANUARY 10: Jerome Boateng leaves the pitch during day 2 of the Bayern Muenchen training camp at ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence on January 10, 2015 in Doha, Qatar.  (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

What You Don’t Know About: Being a Defender

For those who don’t have the secret codes, allow me to share with you what I’ve learned on the pitch.

Detroit Lions free safety Glover Quin (27) runs onto the field before the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

What You Don’t Know About: Being a Safety

A lot of people said I had a career year last season because I led the NFL in interceptions. But the truth was, I made a lot of the same plays I've been making my entire career.

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What You Don’t Know About: Being a Midfielder

If you come to a game and watch me away from the ball, I’m always looking back and forth and over my shoulder, like I’m paranoid or something. But I’m just taking snapshots and processing a mental map that's always…