It set an example for his players, it taught him how to be a better coach, and it fulfilled a promise to his late sister. On Saturday, nearly 30 years after he became the first person in his family to go to college, Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn walked across the stage as a graduate
Every summer, some of the game’s greatest are enshrined into the Hall of Fame in a celebration of football. And soon, in its shadow, there could be a facility to house and help those dealing with the sport’s brutal aftereffects
A member of the Dolphins’ famed Killer B’s and the 1983 NFL defensive player of the year, Doug Betters suffered a catastrophic injury on the ski slopes that left him paralyzed from the torso down. Being in a wheelchair changed him—but not his adventurous way of life in the wilds of Montana
Chris Samuels could have been on an NFL sideline this season. Instead the former All-Pro tackle is in high school, in part to teach the game, and in part to pass along the same lessons that once saved him
Hendrick Motorsports builds its NASCAR pit crews the way an NFL team develops prospects—through scouting, training, film study and a cut-throat depth chart. It’s nothing new for a lot of the crew members, former football players who’ve made the jump to stock car special-teamers
‘Like someone shooting a shotgun next to my ear, every second of every day’—that’s how the former NFL quarterback describes the effects of the concussions he suffered during his six seasons in the league. How do you face a challenge like that and move on?
His days were once filled with team meetings, but retired NFL cornerback Chris Carr’s schedule now revolves around a full courseload at law school. The MMQB visited GW’s campus to see how he’s adapting to life beyond the game