Hard to “top” this one.

Oregon Ducks legend Haloti Ngata announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday by posting an epic Instagram video of him on top of Mount Kilimanjaro, some 19,000-plus feet above sea level.

Ngata posted the caption of his retirement announcement, saying: “Just a man standing on top of the world with a heart full of gratitude.  Thank you Lord for letting me play the game I love for 13 unforgettable years.  I’m retiring on top.  I might be finished playing football, but I’m holding tight to the friendships.”

Ngata starred at Oregon three seasons from 2003-05, and was the 2005 Pac-10 Co-Defensive Player of the Year.  He was the 12th overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft of the Baltimore Ravens.  Ngata made 5 Pro Bowls in his 13-year career with the Ravens, Lions and Eagles, and won Super Bowl XLVII with Baltimore.


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