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during your senior year, and oh yes, you wrestle too. If that is not enough, you go on to play eight years as a defensive tackle for the Houston Oilers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Miami Dolphins.
Not enough for ya? How about becoming a television sportscaster, co-hosting the perpetually popular ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike, and also co-authoring Mike and Mike’s Rules for Sports and Life with co-host Mike Greenberg?
For Mike Golic, achieving is part of the Golic family legacy. Mike’s father played football as did Mike’s two brothers. All three of Mike’s kids attended Notre Dame, and no surprise, all athletes. Let’s peer into the mind of Mike and see what’s happening.
Chris Nowinski, Ph.D., knows what life is like when you live with ongoing concussion symptoms. His illustrious wrestling career coupled with his Harvard degree uniquely qualifies Chris to talk about the fallout of how concussions can affect an individual as days flow into weeks and years. Not only is Chris co-founder and CEO of Concussion Legacy Foundation, he is also co-founder of the BU CTE Center. Chris serves on the NFL Players Association Mackey-White TBI Research Committee, the Ivy League Concussion Committee, Positive Coaching Alliance National Advisory Board, and as a consultant to Major League Lacrosse.
The Chicago Bears were lucky to have Dick Butkus on their side of the ball. One of the greatest defensive players in history, Butkus charged forward with strength, fortitude and determination. Following his football career, Butkus enjoyed success in business, broadcasting, and entertainment, including appearances in more than 200 movies, television shows, and commercials.
Dick Butkus was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on the first ballot in 1979.
Mike was a premier cornerback, defensive back, and punt return specialist for the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Raiders and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997, the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000. He continues to show himself a champion as he speaks out boldly about prostate cancer and the need for early detection.
Former 2x Super Bowl champ, Leonard Marshall, is a winner, and he proved it every time he stepped on the gridiron and has proved it every day since he stepped off the field. His passion for excellence shines through everything he does, and make no mistake, Leonard’s drive and determination creates an indelible impact on anyone who has the privilege of knowing him. He continues his quest to equip former professional athletes with information and resources to help them thrive and discover mental success in their post-athletic careers.