The lessons I learned from football are priceless. Here are 15 things football has taught players that they can use everyday:
While I had my share of injuries in a decade of playing football, nearly all came during my college years, when the speed and intensity ticked up quite a few notches.
And I wouldn’t trade my experience for anything in the world.
I played football from the time I was 12 years old until I was 22. I earned a full scholarship to play safety at Charleston Southern University, and was fortunate enough to have my education – a bachelor's degree and the better part of an MBA – paid for because of my physical abilities.