2 results for tag: Tony Covington

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 ...

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A Chance to Compete

January 26, 2011 Tony Covington's introduction to non-profits came while he played in the NFL as a defensive back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1991-94) and Seattle Seahawks (1995). Remembering the impact of his own role models when he was growing up, Tony sought out opportunities to be involved and speak to kids in the community. When someone suggested looking at non-profit work as a professional path, it just went from there. Today he calls himself "a lifer". "I've been hooked every since, feeling like I'm changing lives and affecting change," he says. That path led him to come on board full time with Special Olympics, to help raise ...

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