Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis was Guest Speaker at University of Houston Champions Night


HOUSTON, TX – Pro Football Hall of Fame running back and Hall of Famer, Jerome Bettis was the guest speaker at the University of Houston’s Champions Night on Thursday August 18, 2016. The event took place at the Carl Lewis Auditorium at the University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004. Source:

According to the article, Bettis expressed his desire to try to inspire his audience and tell them that to become a champion takes a lot of hard work:

“You want to try and influence and impact the next group of young men that have an opportunity to do something special … To come here and talk to them and hopefully inspire them in a little bit of way that it makes a difference in at least one of those guy’s lives.”

Jerome Bettis, nicknamed “The Bus,” is a former NFL halfback who played for the St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers. He is currently a commentator for the NFL Network and a former NBC studio analyst for Football Night in America. Bettis is sixth on the list of NFL rushing yards leaders. He retired in 2006 after the Steelers won Super Bowl XL in his native Detroit, Michigan. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2015.

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