Pro Football Hall of Famer Walter Jones Becomes 11th Member of Seattle Seahawks’ Ring of Honor

SEATTLE, WA. — On Sunday Nov. 2, 2014, Pro Football Hall of Famer, Walter Jones, became the 11th member of the Seahawks’ Ring of Honor during the halftime ceremony of the team’s game against the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field. Jones becomes the 11th member of the Ring of Honor, joining Steve Largent (1989), Jim Zorn (1991), Dave Brown (1992), Pete Gross (1992), Curt Warner (1994), Jacob Green (1995), Kenny Easley (2002), Dave Krieg (2004), Chuck Knox (2005) and Kennedy (2006). Source: Clare Farnsworth, Seahawks.com.

Photo shows Walter Jones being congratulated by David Baker president and executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame after becoming the 11th member of the Seahawks’ Ring of Honor.

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Emmanuel Sanders to Sign Autographs at Jackson’s Sports Bar

DENVER, CO. — Broncos wide receiver, Emmanuel Sanders in conjunction with 104.3 The Fan, Jackson’s and Coors Light, will appear on Monday night Nov. 3rd at Jackson’s Sports Bar at 1520 20th Street (across from Coors Field). Sanders will appear along with Bradley Roby from 7:00-8:00 PM. Pricing to get your item(s) signed by Emmanuel Sanders is $49 any item. Pricing to get your item(s) signed by Bradley Roby is $20 any item.

Photo shows Emmanuel Sanders in a 2013 interview speaking about his humble beginnings.

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Join Matt Forte Monday Night Football Watch Party Oct. 27

CHICAGO, IL. — Join the Citi Matt Forte Monday Night Watch Party 6:30 pm-9:30 pm at the Hard Rock Cafe in Chicago where Citi cardmembers will have the exclusive opportunity to watch prime time  football with Matt Forte as Washington takes on Dallas on Monday Night Football. Matt will offer his insight on the game and hold an interactive question and answer session with participants. Age: 21 + years old. Cost: $49. Source: ProCamps.

Photo shows Bears running back Matt Forte for Citi Monday Night Watch Party on Oct. 27, 2014 .

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NFL Quarterback and BYU Graduate Jim McMahon Has #9 Jersey Retired by BYU

BYU graduate and NFL quarterback, Jim McMahon, became an official member of Brigham Young University’s Athletic Hall of Fame this week. McMahon’s jersey #9 was retired at the game on Oct. 3, 2014. McMahon is the sixth former BYU football player to have his number retired, following Eldon Fortie, Marion Probert, Steve Young, Gifford Nielsen and Ty Detmer.

Photo shows Jim McMahon speaking after BYU retired his #9 jersey at BYU game on Oct. 3, 2014.


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Rod Smith Signs Autographs at Littleton Sports Authority

LITTLETON, CO. — Former Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith was on hand Saturday, Sept. 27, at Littleton Sports Authority’s re-grand opening this past weekend. The new store layout and decorations took the already brilliant visuals over the top, Rod Smith (Hall of Fame Denver Bronco) signed gear for eager fans, and local school districts and other community marketing reps partnered at the ribbon cutting. Source: Sports Authority.

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Photo shows Rod Smith signing autographs Sept. 27, 2014 at Littleton, Colorado  Sports Authority.

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R. C. Slocum Named Keynote Speaker at PESA Leadership Luncheon in Houston

HOUSTON, TX. — Former Texas A&M football coach R. C. Slocum has been named the keynote speaker by the Hannon Hydraulics and the Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) to speak at their Executive Leadership Seminar on Oct. 15, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, Texas. Registration begins at 11:00 am with Coach Slocum’s keynote address at 12:15 pm. The PESA Executive Leadership Series features prominent keynote speakers sharing their insights and career experiences. Source: PR.com.

Photo shows former Texas A&M football coach R.C. Slocum speaking to Texas A&M graduates on Aug. 12, 2010.


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Blaine Bishop to Appear at Dicks Sporting Goods in Muncie

MUNCIE, IN. — Former NFL safety and Ball State University alum, Blaine Bishop, is scheduled to appear at Dick’s Sporting Goods grand opening on Saturday Oct. 4 from 1-3 p.m where Bishop will meet and greet fans. Dick’s will give away T-shirts, gift cards and other items to those in line early Saturday and Sunday. Source: TheStarPress.

Photo shows former Tennessee Titans safety Blaine Bishop endorsing Big Brothers.

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Deion Sanders Says Some 49ers Not Happy with Jim Harbaugh

Former NFL player and network analyst, Deion Sanders, who has close ties to one prominent member of the 49ers, said he is hearing the players no longer want to play for coach Jim Harbaugh. Source: CSNBayArea.com. ... Read More

Saints Head Coach Sean Payton Buys 100 Devon Still Bengals Jerseys for Pediatric Cancer

Earlier this week the Cincinnati Bengals announced that all proceeds of Devon Still’s jersey sales would go to the Cincinnati’s children hospital. They have raised a significant amount of money so far thanks in part to a classy move by New Orleans Saints coach, Sean Payton, who bought 100 Devon Still jerseys at $100 each after he heard Still’s story on the radio.
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Penn States Adam Taliaferro Named Guest Speaker at Limerick United Way Drive

LIMERICK PA – Former Penn State cornerback, Adam Taliaferro who was paralyzed during a game and defied the odds to walk again, was named the featured speaker at the 2014 edition of Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station’s annual United Way campaign on Friday Sept. 5. The event also featured an employee car and motorcycle show. During the event, the station also presented a $10,000 donation to Lower Pottsgrove Township’s Emergency Services Department, and a $5,000 donation to the Pottstown Senior Center.

Photo shows former Penn State football player Adam Taliaferro in 2011 at WellSpan Health’s ‘Journey of Courage’ speaker series speaking about his injury and recovery.


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