Tag "Life After Football"

Derek Akunne: From Academy Employee to NFL Linebacker to Doctor

Derek Akunne talks with Prime Time Sports Talk about his journey from Academy employee to Cowboys standout to doctor.

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Life After Football: The Story of Kyle Arrington

Former New England Patriot and Baltimore Raven cornerback Kyle Arrington is not just the last Hofstra player to win a Super Bowl, but one of its last football players in general. For Arrington, who went undrafted in 2008, he made

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Life After Football: The Story of Rob Ninkovich

Ever since announcing his retirement in 2017, former New England Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich has been focused on giving back. Including climbing Mount Kilimanjaro raising money for Chris Long’s “Waterboys” foundation. What his former teammate never told him, was how

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Life After Football: The Story of DeShaun Foster

For DeShaun Foster, his 33-yard touchdown run in the 2003 Super Bowl unfolded by happenstance. “It was just a trap and I was able to move up the middle and I was just trying to get to the sideline,” Foster said

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Life After Football: The Story of Sherrod Martin

The NFL barber. That is what former safety Sherrod Martin is known as by people around the league.  Martin began playing football at around 9 years old, just playing in the park. He played all the way up through middle

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Life After Football: The Story of Anthony Armstrong

In Texas, the football field is sacred, and for former wide receiver Anthony Armstrong, the Dallas Cowboys to him were larger than life as a child. Armstrong’s first love was soccer, but football eventually took the lead and he started

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Life After Football: The Story of Mike DeVito

To be the best you can be as an athlete doesn’t come from natural talent alone, but from the commitment to the cause. Former Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets defensive end Mike DeVito understood this from a very

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Life After Football: The Story of T.J. Moe

Football fans seldom think about playing the sport itself, T.J Moe is an exception. Ever since he saw his first game with his Dad, the former NFL wide receiver knew exactly what he wanted to do. “I was a big

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Life After Football: The Story of Mike Neal

Being an athlete puts you in the spotlight, giving you something that only people dream of, but what happens when the show ends and the smoke clears? Former Green Bay Packers linebacker Mike Neal grew up in Gary, Indiana never

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