During the Super Bowl, Lynch tweeted a picture literally hanging up his cleats to announce his retirement.  Since then, there’s been speculation that maybe he could come back; his teammate Richard Sherman added to that by saying he wouldn’t put a change of heart past Lynch. But in his first public interview since announcing his retirement, Lynch officially closed the door on coming back.

“I’m done. I’m done. I enjoyed my time playing. Now it’s time to watch my cousins do their thing,” Lynch said during an interview with “60 Minutes Sports” that will air Tuesday night on Showtime. “I’m retired. Is that good enough? Which camera do you want me to look into? This one? I’m done. I’m not playing football anymore.”

Asked if he’s fine with never playing another down, Lynch said, “Oh yeah, I’m good. I enjoyed my time.”

In his nine-year career, Lynch has started 114 games and carried the ball 2,144 times for 9,112 yards and 74 touchdowns (4.2 YPC).

Since retiring he traveled to Egypt as part of the American Football Without Barriers program. He visited Haiti with former Seattle Seahawks teammate Cliff Avril to build an elementary school and work on other community projects. And he has spent plenty of time in his hometown of Oakland, California, attending Golden State Warriors and San Jose Sharks playoff games.

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