Donovan McNabb

Donovan McNabb returns to Mount Carmel, offers advice to students

Donovan McNabb returns to Mount Carmel, offers advice to students

Donovan McNabb could have avoided the topic Wednesday — a June arrest for a DUI, his second in two years — with the same ease he eluded defenders during a 13-year NFL career at quarterback.

Instead, McNabb chose to confront the issue — which caused him to resign from his job as an NFL analyst and landed him in jail — in front of hundreds of Mount Carmel students, faculty and administration at the school's Cacciatore Athletic Center.

You could hear a pin drop.

"I've suffered through some adversity the last year or so," said McNabb, a 1994 Mount Carmel graduate. "There are decisions out there where you have to choose between what is...