5 results for tag: Isaiah Kacyvenski


A Visit with Isaiah Kacyvenski

As a 4th-round pick by the Seahawks in the 2000 NFL Draft, Kacyvenski would play 6 seasons (2000 - 2006) as a linebacker in Seattle. He would go on to play with the St. Louis Rams, also in 2006, before retiring from the NFL. After returning to Harvard to get his MBA, he is now an investor in a number of tech and bio-tech companies around the country.

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A Visit with Isaiah Kacyvenski


Isaiah Kacyvenski Says Football is Getting Safer

A former Harvard football player and Seattle Seahawks linebacker said the tide is already turning in the effort to make football a safer sport for kids as Bay State schools see a drop in participation spurred by the fear of head injuries. “Overall, there is a tide turning,” said Isaiah Kacyvenski on Boston Herald Radio’s “Morning Meeting” show. “It started with the NFL…around this awareness piece that then leads to education that then leads to understanding that a head trauma or a hit to the head or a concussion is not like any other injury.” The Herald reported today a 25 percent increase in the number of ...

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Isaiah Kacyvenski Announces the Seahawks’ Pick in the 2013 NFL Draft

By Bill Boehlke Fans saw a familiar face take the podium to announce the Seahawks’ 2nd-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft in April. "With the 62nd pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks select Christine Michael, running back, from Texas A&M," former Seahawks linebacker Isaiah Kacyvenski announced at Radio City Music Hall in New York and before a national audience on ESPN. The NFL began having alumni announce picks in 2011. Joining Kacyvenski among the exclusive group of former players were Deion Sanders (Falcons), Jonathan Ogden (Ravens), Tony Casillas (Cowboys), Randy Gradishar (Broncos) and Warren Sapp (Bucs). ...

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Isaiah Kacyvenski is Leading the Charge to Make Football Safer

Isaiah Kacyvenski explains the inner workings of the CheckLight helmet senser on TechCrunch TV. Football coaches historically carried a special affinity for players who treated themselves as human missiles. Their highest compliment often was to laud a player for exhibiting “a reckless disregard” for his body. Isaiah Kacyvenski was such a perfect example of this breed of player that he made a living at it as a linebacker with the Seahawks for six seasons (2000-2006, St. Louis: 2006). In a way, concussions were an indicator Kacyvenski was doing his job. Whether absorbing or delivering them, they were a sign he was contributing to violent ...

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