8 results for tag: Mack Strong
Mack Strong’s Golf Tournament
Founded in 2002, Seahawks Legend Mack Strong's Team-Works Foundation empowers youth in Pacific Northwest communities. The Foundation's 11th Annual Banquet Auction and Celebrity Golf Tournament was held on June 29 & 30 at the Golf Club at Newcastle, with a number of Mack's former teammates and friends turning out to help raise money for a great cause. "We are working with kids that are middle school age up to high school age," said Mack about the focus of his foundation. "It's a youth development mentoring program, we have a three-part curriculum: strong mind, strong body, strong character. We're making sure that all the kids that come through ...
Seahawks Legends on Your Bookshelf
Books by former pro athletes certainly make for interesting reading, featuring behind the scenes stories from the lockerroom, motivational forces while growing up, life in the spotlight, and so on. The category of Seahawks Legends in print features quite a few offerings from over the years, including players, coaches, and even a couple of team owners. Some of these books are out of print, so your best bet to track down a copy would be online sources like Amazon and ebay. And a visit to a used bookstore or two could also yield some of these titles. Former team owner John Nordstrom's book, Mr. John: Football, Flying, and a Proud Family Legacy, was ...
Legends’ All-Time Favorite Players
So, who is Steve Largent's all-time favorite Seahawks player? Who is Mack Strong's all-time favorite Seahawks player? Find out the answers and the reasons why from Steve, Mack, and many more Legends.
A Visit with Mack Strong
As an undrafted fullback who played his entire career for the Seahawks for over 14 seasons, Mack became one of the top blocking backs in the NFL. He also scored 15 TDs over his career, was twice a Pro Bowl selection (2005 & 2006), and was a key figure in the Seahawks' first-ever Super Bowl run in 2005. Today he lives in Pullman, WA, with his wife, Zoe, who is a professor at WSU, and their children.
Legends Chat with Michael Bennett
Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett grabs the microphone for interviews with Dave Krieg, Mack Strong and Anthony Simmons.
Mack Strong: The Long Timer
By Scott M. Johnson While the first two major decisions of Mack Strong's athletic career were all about opportunity, the third one had everything to do with something entirely different. "Spite," the Seattle Seahawks' longtime fullback said when asked why he chose to play in the Pacific Northwest way back in 1993. Having been spurned by his hometown team, the Atlanta Falcons, in the 1993 NFL draft, Strong said no to a free-agent contract with that team and decided to go as far away as possible. So he landed in Seattle, a city he had never before visited. He hardly even knew anything about the Seahawks, other than a wide receiver named Steve ...
Mack & Zoe Strong Receive “Washingtonian of the Year” Awards
September 17, 2011 Congratulations to Mack Strong and his wife, Zoë Higheagle-Strong, who were recipients of the Association of Washington Generals’ (AWG) annual “Washingtonian of the Year” award on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. The award is bestowed annually to persons who have demonstrated leadership, selflessness, generosity and compassion in their service to others.
Mack Strong Receives PNW Football Honors
Congratulations to Mack Strong, who was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame at a luncheon Friday at the Ballard Elks. Joining Mack at the event were his wife, Zoe, and his mom, Rose. Fellow Seahawks alumni Steve Raible (inducted in 2001) was the MC, and Seahawks Asst. Community Relations Director Paul Johns was part of a Seahawks contingent at the luncheon. Mack played his entire 15-year NFL career in Seattle and retired in 2007. He was selected twice in his career to play in the Pro Bowl, making the trip to Honolulu in 2005 and 2006. Mack and his family currently reside in Newcastle, Washington, and he and his wife now ...