Since he was 6 years old, Rashad Jennings had a dream to play in the NFL. But getting there wasn’t going to be easy. Jennings always struggled in school and carried a 0.6 GPA into his junior year at Jefferson Forest High School in Forest, Virginia. Continue reading “Literacy Advocate Rashad Jennings Releases New Book in Children’s Series”
New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley has garnered plenty of headlines and comments regarding his viral workout videos and weightlifting accomplishments. The 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year has also been dubbed “Saquads,” a nickname former Giants teammate Odell Beckham Jr. loves and suggested Barkley embrace. Continue reading “Saquon Barkley Stepping Up as Leader On and Off Field”
Former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber rushed for a team-record of 10,449 yards over 10 seasons in the National Football League. His longest play was a 95-yard touchdown run in 2005. Understandably, running the 26.2 miles that comprise a marathon would take some adjusting to. Continue reading “Tiki Barber on his Transition from NFL Running Back to Marathon Runner”
In less than two seasons in the NFL, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has earned the respect and admiration of many supporters, scribes and players.
His spectacular catches, speed and athleticism are seemingly out of this world.
The second-year receiver from LSU has the talent and skillset to succeed in the league and his statistics certainly attest to that.
Beckham Jr. ranks first among all wide receivers in the Super Bowl era with 24 touchdowns, 176 receptions and 2,652 yards through their first 25 games.