7 results for month: 04/2016


Football Greats Alliance Preserves the Legacy of Former NFL Players

IMG, a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, today unveiled the Football Greats Alliance (FGA), a first-of-its-kind agency created to manage the collective marketing and licensing rights of retired players. Operated by IMG, the FGA creates, develops and manages the strategic execution of rights for more than 22,000 retired NFL players, offering a one-stop shop for marketing rights, approvals, contracting and financing for a group that includes 160+ Hall of Famers, 50+ Heisman winners, 225+ broadcasters and 35 NFL MVPs. Through relationships with authentic sponsors, partners and licensees, the FGA will help solidify and preserve the ...

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Anthony Davis and the Golden Football

The list keeps growing of Seahawks alumni who are taking part in golden football presentations to their former high schools. First it was Bryce Fisher's presentation at Seattle Prep (story & video), and now Pasco High School recently had the honor of receiving two golden footballs from former students: Anthony Davis and Ron Howard (story & video). As a recent tie-in with Super Bowl 50, the NFL sent 3,000 golden Wilson NFL footballs to more than 2,000 high schools attended by former Super Bowl players. “What a great opportunity to do something special for both of these guys,” said Pasco High School athletic ...

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Shaun Alexander to be Inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame

Congratulations to former Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander, who will be inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame on June 2, 2016. Alexander played college football for the University of Alabama. Among his highlights in school, in 1998 he had 18 touchdowns (14 rushing and four receiving) and totaled 1,178 yards, as Alabama improved to 7-5, and he received All-Southeast Conference honors at the end of the season. He also played a key role in leading the Tide to the SEC Championship in 1999, as Alabama trampled #3-ranked Florida with a 34-7 victory. In the fourth quarter of the 1999 Iron Bowl against rival Auburn, Alexander led a ...

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Charle Young’s PAC-12 All-Century Team Honors

Charle Young made a name for himself in the NFL as a safety over his 13-year career, including NFL Rookie of the Year honors in 1973. His most recent honor was being named to the Pac-12’s “All Century Team” as a safety for USC. And the NCAA delivered some nice keepsakes to Young, including a ring, to commemorate this honor. Young was a unanimous first-team All-America at USC in 1972, and he appeared in the Hula Bowl and College All-Star Game. Nicknamed “Tree” by an assistant coach because of his long arms, Young was a  First-Team All-Conference selection who led the Trojans to a Pacific-8 Conference title and a national ...

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Steve Hutchinson Inducted into the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame

Former Seahawks All-Pro offensive lineman Steve Hutchinson was one of three new members inducted into the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame on March 31. He was joined by former Alabama Head Coach Bill Curry and Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali. The trio makes up the 28th class in the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame, and pushes the total number of inductees to 111 – an exclusive club when you consider more than 5,000 players have donned a Senior Bowl uniform in its 65-year history. The three former Senior Bowlers were inducted in an event at the Battle House Hotel in downtown Mobile, Alabama, and joined a prestigious group that ...

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Craig Terrill’s “Sing-Along” Benefits the Kick Hunger Challenge

Craig Terrill's wife Rachel checks in with the details from the April 1st "Craig Terrill Sing-Along," in benefit of the Kick Hunger Challenge: "What a fun time at the annual Craig Terrill Sing-Along! It was a fabulous evening at Beardslee Public House in Bothell, with some of our closest friends and best Seattle Seahawks and Taste of the NFL Supporters! In the midst of singing along to Craig's fun songs, we also raised $1,300 to kick off the 2016 Kick Hunger Challenge! And we have some more fun things in the works. There will be a poker tournament coming up in May with Food Lifeline with Chef John Howie and some Seattle area celebs. Also, the ...

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Marshawn Lynch, President Clinton & a Big Slam Dunk

Marshawn Lynch will rep Oakland everywhere he goes, so it was no surprise that he was right next to Bill Clinton when the former President helped lead a community project on April 2. Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea, helped clean up the Havenscourt-Lockwood campus, which houses five schools in Oakland. The Oakland Unified School District and the Oakland Public Education Fund helped in the efforts to plant trees, paint murals and just tidy up the place. The former Seahawks running back was there, too. School board members and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf also participated in the event. Lynch's post-NFL life isn't shaping out so bad. ...

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