I had the opportunity to coach the defensive line that consisted of 20 student-athletes who came from different states, teams, and walks-of-life but they had one thing in common, the willingness to compete and the desire to win every rep.Read More
I went undrafted and ended up playing for the Minnesota Vikings from 2012-2014. I knew how to win and had the privilege of playing for the winningest college football program since 2000, Boise State University.Read More
“Student-athletes need a voice in the NCAA.” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard that phrase. It’s one that won’t go away, and is often uttered by many student-athletes.Read More
ALTD Origins highlights the past of an athlete to get a more in depth understanding of who they are and what drives them. Before you truly know someone you need to know his Origins.Read More
If you’re a professional athlete you must use Instagram and you must get good at it. Being on the edge of the rising social media accounts is important because there is a value in an audience and your position as an athlete puts you in a spotlight.Read More
Find out what the AthletesLTD Letterman signifies and what to expect when you see it.Read More
I was lucky enough to play for three head coaches during my five-year tenure at the University of Idaho. I was lucky because I was able to learn different cultures, procedures, and values from each one of those coaching staffs along with the sports business.Read More
As a kid, sometimes you get frustrated and can't comprehend why your coach (in this case my dad) pushed you so hard for so long. As a kid, you can't understand, until you have a moment like I had in the 2008 NCAA Final Four game in Tampa, FL.Read More
My iPhone alarm goes off. Like any other day, I wake up to a text from my Mom wishing me a great day. Still half asleep in my dorm room, I click the blue bird icon on my bright screen.Read More
Training with Alexis provides players with detailed regiments in order to provide each individual with the best chance at becoming a CHAMPION.Read More
A little over ten years ago when I was competing as a Division 1 soccer player, I sustained back-to-back concussions that ended my career and turned my life upside down.Read More
They rise to the occasion and "Katniss Everdeen" the situation by sending their letters of intent stating that they are up for the challenge.Read More
Student-Athletes are some of the hardest working 18-23 year olds in the country...Read More
November has been one of the most challenging months for me this year. It seemed as if every card in my deck was against me...Read More
My clients refer to me as “Truckstop”. It was a nickname I earned while playing college and NFL football because I attacked people and hit them so hard they were stopped in their tracks…Read More
What: Selling t-shirt and sweatshirts to raise money for Struggle Nation. We have 21 more days to sell 92 more Struggle Nation sweatshirts for our toy drive. The toy drive helps bring awareness to the 1.7 million homeless kids in the United States.
What inspired you to do this: As crazy as this sounds, I was born to do this. I was born involve myself with Struggle Nation from the foundation to the clothing line. It all started with a vision.
Why: Struggle Nation will bring awareness to the youth and provide information about real life. We teach the youth about health and how to overcome adversity because the struggle builds character. Embrace your struggle.
What else do you have going on right now: I have a few things going on like building the Struggle Nation Foundation. I also host a free football camp every Thursday. I also volunteer at a homeless shelter in Miami to cut their hair for free. I volunteer with hairstylist, Lonnica Merriweather. She is in charge of the women's hair and I'm in charge of cutting the men's.
What message do you have for our readers: Everything has a meaning. Find out the meaning before you accept it. Don't live life with your eyes closed and ears plugged. Use the wisdom God gave us from birth. Bring peace and love back.
AthletesLTD is going to highlight our own athletes who work in conjunction with charitable organizations...Read More
Every year, countless awards are given out to individual NFL players but the NFL’s offensive linemen rarely receive the attention and accolades that nearly every other position enjoys.Read More
Now announcing ALTD's Athletes' Corner's first guest, former Pittsburgh Steeler and Furman Paladin, Ryan LeeRead More