Do you have what it takes to be an NFL scout?
Scouting is the heart and soul of every NFL team and it requires attention to details that require a different vantage point.
Fifteen-year NFL veteran LB Roman Phifer is back at UCLA alma-mater
Former LB Roman Phifer is now counseling @UCLA’s football team about life as student-athletes and after they graduate
Kevin Dyson is still making a difference in Tennessee
Kevin Dyson made his mark in the NFL with a scoring a miracle for the Titans. Now he’s making an impact as an assistant high school principal
Former Jaguars TE Chris Luzar took a stack of plywood and built a 34-foot boat
A sculpture major in college, former Jaguars tight end Chris Luzar built himself a fishing boat – and She Floats
Seeing a need, Peter & Kensy Boulware have founded the Community Leadership Academy
Peter and Kensy Boulware saw a need in their community for a different type of education and founded the Community Leadership Academy to help fill it
Walter Jones and the 96 Check Initiative
Hall-of-Famer Walter Jones, has created 96 Check as a way to honor his late teammate and friend, fellow Hall-of-Famer Cortez Kennedy
Fall now brings a different type of new season for Rick Mirer
Former QB Rick Mirer’s NFL days are behind him, but fall now signifies the start of a new season for his wine label – Mirror Wines
The NFL provided Titans safety Tank Williams with a Plan B following his football career
Taking advantage of the NFL’s entrepreneur programs and boot camps, Tank Williams has launched a successful post-NFL career
Former Eagles WR Todd Pinkston had coaching in his blood
Todd Pinkston’s father Roy, and his former position coach, David Culley, influenced the wide receiver, who is now the coach at Austin Peay
Patriots Number 26 Raymond Clayborn Is 26th Player Inducted into Team’s HOF
New Patriots Hall of Famer Raymond Clayborn recalls his greatest game: ‘squishing the fish” in 1985 AFC title game
Marlon Kerner took a long road back to the Buffalo Bills
The former cornerback got away from the game he loved only to return years later
Former Baltimore LB Jameel McClain transitions to new role with Ravens Player Engagement
McClain is confident his life experiences will greatly help him in and the team in his new role
LaDainian Tomlinson: Hall of Fame shoo-in
An eleven-year record-setting NFL career left no doubt that LaDainian Tomlinson would be a Hall-of-Famer
Terrell Davis’ Pro Football Hall of Fame career was short, but very sweet
Terrell Davis’ career was shortened by injuries, but ultimately Hall of Fame voters felt his body of work was more than enough
Jason Taylor: Hall of Fame bound
Jason Taylor’s exceptional NFL career has led to his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. It has also given him the opportunity to make a positive impact on many lives
Morten Andersen: From foreign exchange student to Hall of Fame inductee
Placekicker Morten Andersen will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame 40 years after he kicked a football for the first time
Three-time All-Pro SS Kenny Easley is going into the Hall of Fame partly because “I love football and football loved me back. It loved me back because I always played the game hard.”
Legendary Seahawks SS Kenny Easley enters the Hall of Fame as the lone senior committee nominee
Two-time NFL MVP Kurt Warner hopes his Hall of Fame induction will encourage others
The former NFL quarterback wants his story to serve as inspiration that others can achieve their dreams too
Former Rams All-Pro DB Johnnie Johnson founded the Moving Families Initiative program
Knowing the stresses and challenges of relocating, Johnnie Johnson established MFI to make the process easier for families
NFL Legends Jason Babin and Kyle Bosworth now partners in Jacksonville’s RedZone Realty Group
Retired from the NFL, Babin and Bosworth have teamed up again with their Jacksonville real estate business
Retired Titans TE Erron Kinney is realizing his childhood dream of being a firefighter
Kinney has received a warm welcome as new fire chief of Sherborn, MA
Former Dallas Cowboy Phillip Tanner helping students at his alma mater
The former Cowboy hopes to go from “being successful to being significant.”
Lorenzo Lynch on fatherhood and the redwood tree theory
Raising his own children has taught Lynch many lessons that he hopes to pass on to others
Jarvis Green: From Patriots’ defensive end to shrimp mogul
Green’s company, Oceans 97, a wholesale shrimp distributor is becoming a major player in the seafood industry
Former NFL Guard Mark Adickes Went from Jock to Doc
Upon completing his NFL career, Adickes became an orthopedic surgeon.
Former Bills RB Joe Burns’ ‘Rising Seniors’ has helped over 600 students get to college
Joe Burns started Rising Seniors after hearing former NBA star and Mayor of Sacramento Kevin Johnson speak at Harvard
A Rams presenter at the NFL Draft, HOF DE Jack Youngblood says the difference from when he was chosen in 1971 to now is “totally night and day”
NFL Draft presenter Jack Youngblood sees a huge difference from when was picked.
18 years after the Ravens picked him, Edwin Mulitalo will re-join the team at the NFL Draft
The Super Bowl XXXV-winning guard will present Baltimore’s 2017 third-round NFL Draft selection
Different Paths Meet at the NFL’s Sports Media Boot Camp
Recently retired veterans, Ryan Harris and Zac Stacy, have different journeys but share the common goal of creating change
Former Patriots Patrick Pass & Matt Chatham Prove popular as fans line up at Draft Preview
Draft Preview proves popular as Season Ticket Members turn out en masse
Veteran kicker Josh Scobee will retire where he started - with the Jaguars
After a 12-year NFL career, Scobee will officially end his career with the team that drafted him.
Former Bills WR Donald Jones has battled his way back to Buffalo
A kidney disease ended Donald Jones’ football career, but it didn’t stop his drive. Now, he’s back in Buffalo talking football
NFL’s Broadcast Boot Camp led A.J. Hawk to The HawkCast
Long-time NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk now hosts The HawkCast and hopes to become a broadcaster in the near future
Hall-of-Famer Aeneas Williams, an HBCU Graduate, Remains a Strong Proponent of What They Offer
Williams credits his experience at Southern University for providing a solid foundation for his career and life success
Travelle Wharton is Making Deposits at the NFL’s Personal Finance Boot Camp
The former third-round draft pick joins 28 others in learning how to create generational wealth
Chris Wilson has written a book to help and inspire his community
The former Redskins DE’s Compass of Hope shares his journey and offers inspiration
Doug Williams Reflects on the Importance of HBCUs and the Foundation of Success He Was Given
Coming from a small Louisiana town, attending Grambling not only gave him football skills, it gave him life skills
The NFL careers of Geoff and Mitchell Schwartz were a surprise – mostly to them
Growing up, baseball was their game, but it was in the NFL where they found their professional athletic careers.
Former LB David Vobora Helping Amputees Find Their Purpose As He Finds His Own
2008’s final NFL draft pick, Mr. Irrelevant, is making a remarkable impact in the business world and came to share his story with Business Academy attendees.
Bryan Barker, an original Jaguar, is the founder & director of the Jaguars Alumni Group Ambassadors
The group serves as a valuable extension of the team in the community and on game day
Chris Cooley has maintained football ties while moving forward with his life-long love of art
The former tight end’s original career plan involved being an art teacher. He’s now a working artist with a gallery and studio.
The Greer’s Book Business is Kicking into High Gear
Jabari & Katrina Greer attend the NFL’s 2017 Business Academy to expand their already growing business.
Former fullback Jon Ritchie is back in Philadelphia on the radio
Former Eagles and Raiders fullback Jon Ritchie’s media career has taken him back to Philadelphia as the mid-day radio host of a sports talk show.
NFL players reflect on fatherhood during NFL - All Pro Dad Super Bowl LI Event
Current and former players gathered to have fun and strengthen bonds with their children.
Former Steelers Hit the Hub To Host Jam-Packed Pep Rally
Ex-Steelers Lead Pep Rally in Boston
Kamerion Wimbley has gone to the dogs. In a good way.
After a nine-year NFL career, Wimbley has moved on to other endeavors – including his Bull Breed Coalition Registry.
Former NFL DT Justin Bannan’s new career combines sports and tech
Bannan is making his mark in the tech start-up world with companies Black Lab Sports and isplack.
Don’t disrespect Batman when Ahman Green is around
The former Green Bay running back is busier than ever in his post-NFL life, and that includes making time for his favorite superhero.
Witherspoon’s success in life has been based on finding his passions
Former LB Will Witherspoon has followed his passions to find success after the NFL
The unwritten story of Isaiah Kacyvenski
The NFL helmets the former linebacker wore during his eight seasons in the NFL do not begin to tell Kacyvenski’s story.
FIELDS CHANGE - PEOPLE STAY THE SAME
No matter what the level, letting go is a transition process, not a switch. There are factors that dictate how the transition plays out. Emotional and societal factors that athletes and families should be aware of and acknowledge.
Hall-of-Fame CB Mike Haynes Goes One-on-One with Prostate Cancer
Lockdown cornerback Mike Haynes goes 1-on-1 with a disease that affects more people than most know
NFL Families and Halloween
While NFL Players and Legends can be terrors on the gridiron, dressing up for Halloween can bring out their sillier (or their spookier) sides.
Felicia Hall Allen offers tips on managing transition at the NFL’s The Bridge to Success
As NFL players, you were one of the best players to ever play the game of football. Now, you have the opportunity to be a legend
Success Beyond the Game: Ken Ruettgers at The Bridge to Success
More than 150 NFL Legends gathered in Dallas to get insight and guidance into transitioning out of the football
Keith Elias explains that NFL Legends are not Clark Kent, but are still super men
At The Bridge to Success Elias told former players they can still be super men in the next phase of their lives
The Bridge to Success 2016 - Arthur McAfee
It happens in an instant for most – the blink of an eye – an NFL player becomes a legend. When the games ends, the brotherhood remains – but what’s next!
Former NFL Player Kenny Greene and Wife Tina See Second Treatment Facility Open for TBI & Addiction
Athletes Recovery Founders Kenny and Tina Hunter Greene have just partnered with an existing center in Southern California, with this facility focusing specifically on Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Addiction.
NFL’s Todd Collins Back Home in Walpole, MA Coaching QBs in Iconic Program
The former QB shows you can go home again as he coaches for the high school where his career began
Bradie James’ 56 Foundation brings breast cancer services to those in need
Having lost his mother to the disease, James continues her legacy while helping others
Stephen Bowen a Game Changer on the Field and in the League Office
Bowen is transitioning from impacting the game of football as a player to having an impact in the NFL office
Tank Johnson’s Path of Righteousness - Part II
After clawing himself into relevance, Tank Johnson would suffer a great loss, which would guide him to his purpose
Tank Johnson’s Path of Righteousness – Part I
Tank Johnson shares his roller coaster of achievements and failures in Part I of this series
Former DE Rob Burnett, a Baltimore Ravens “Legend of the Game,” was an original
The Pro Bowler was already on the roster when owner Art Modell relocated the Ravens from Cleveland to Baltimore in 1995.
Mike Rivera: Looking to the Future
Former NFL LB/TE, Mike Rivera, went back to school while in the NFL to earn his master’s degree at Kentucky.
Kendall Simmons’ Diabetes Diagnosis Made Health and Wellness Job One
After a startling diagnosis prior to his second year in the NFL, the former Steelers guard is now educating others on the disease
Former NFL LB Thomas Williams Perfectly Suited for Student-Athletes
Former NFL linebacker Thomas Williams has taken his passion to help student-athletes by outfitting them for success
Flying High with Kevin Houser
Former NFL player, Kevin Houser, had two dreams – to be an NFL player and to be an airline pilot. While still in the NFL, he started flight training. Now, he works for CommutAir
Vernon Turner’s Trying Tale To Have a Hollywood Ending
Vernon Turner’s autobiography “The Next Level: A Game I Had To Play!” is scheduled for the silver screen
Anthony Edwards: The Arizona Cardinals’ Mr. Everything
Former wide receiver Anthony Edwards is the Cardinals’ Senior Director of Player Engagement, but that’s just one of his many jobs.
Jon Runyan: From the NFL to Congress and Back
The former offensive tackle and 14-year NFL veteran has returned to his football roots after two terms in the U.S. Congress.
For Hall-of-Fame QB Warren Moon, philanthropy is his priority
Warren Moon’s 23 years in football provided the platform for him to spend his life bettering the lives of countless others
Player Engagement: Quintin Mikell helping Eagles after helping himself
Quintin Mikell used the NFL Development programs to help himself. Now he’s helping the Philadelphia Eagles players as their Director of Player Engagement.
NFL training camps: Oh how things have changed
Training camp is a notoriously tough time of year for players, but today’s camps have nothing on the decades that came before
Steve Gleason fights ALS with former teammate Scott Fujita by his side
As he battles ALS, Steve Gleason’s mantra, “awesome ain’t easy” has inspired everyone around him.
NFL Women Shine at HOF enshrinement
Women are the backbone of the players achieving their dreams on the field