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Life After Football: Surviving the NFL

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11 am

Next week over 100 million people will watch Superbowl XLIX. Most of those players are at the top of their game, but one helmet to the chest, or a cleat to the leg, and an athlete can lose everything. We'll discuss what happens to pro football players--physically, financially and socially-- when they're no longer able to play, and how the NFL can help athletes off the field.

Guests

  • James A. Holstein, professor of sociology and faculty athletics representative at Marquette University
  • George E. Koonce, Jr., played football for a decade with the Green Bay Packers, currently is VP of advancement at Marian University

Read about Koonce and Holstein's new book: Is there Life after Football? Surviving the NFL