Mar 22 2017
Former NFL player of the San Francisco 49ers, His new book, “Outside the Huddle – Steps to Developing a Game Plan for Life,” recalls his journey as an at-risk, inner city youth struggling in school to graduating from Baylor University with a B.A. in Sociology, and ultimately, playing in the NFL. Smith's book was in the news in January when he had done his book signing in Houston.
Feb 24 2017
Post-retirement can be a tough transition for many National Football League players after their playing days are over. However, the NFL has made strides in recent years to set up athletes for success in business once their bodies can no longer sustain hits on the field, with the largest percentage of former players involving themselves in small business/entrepreneurship opportunities.
Dwayne D. Woodruff, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge, is set to announce his candidacy to become a justice on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 2017.
Brett Keisel held his 7th annual Shear Da Beard event on Monday to raise money for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s pediatric cancer unit.
Tim Johnson: From Super Bowl Champ to Senior Pastor
The NFL-NCAA Coaches Academy program guides former and current college and professional players and current high school and college coaches through the intricacies of the coaching profession. Participants learn about personal values, individual behavior styles and the viability of a career in coaching. Participants get the chance to work with established coaches, business leaders and athletic administrators to better understand the demands of coaching football at the professional level. Connecting former players with current NCAA coaches helps participants learn how to get involved with — and thrive in — college coaching.