Many SEC stalwarts have dotted NFL rosters over the decades and many have stood out to the highest degree, but we're singling out one from each pro franchise who separated himself from the rest or is currently separating himself during a burgeoning career.
Nearly overnight, Ed Orgeron became the most popular guy in Louisiana, the homegrown hero who will restore LSU football. Fans refer to him as "A Man of the People." But in some places, it runs much deeper than that.
Mal Moore had seen enough. He had seen enough to know he had to fire Mike Shula, and he had seen enough to know he had to hire Nick Saban. How? For 38 days, that question drove his every move. This is the inside story of how a determined Alabama athletic director didn't quit until he landed his man -- and created a football dynasty for the ages in the process.
Inner city America is a forgotten place, and Danny Wuerffel notices it most in the children. That's one reason he retired from football at age 28 to pursue his calling of giving back. The former Heisman Trophy winner is doing so through Desire Street Ministries.
Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs is at the white board diagramming a play for 'Monday Night Football' analyst Jon Gruden. No, it's not everyone's favorite: Spider 2 Y Banana. Instead, Dobbs sketches Right Star 98 Curb.
It’s a long way from the abject poverty of a shoeshine boy to the winningest coach in Texas A&M history. And it’s a long way from Orange County, Texas to the kind of man R.C. Slocum has become. He left Texas once, only to return and stay, an Aggie for life.