The BOSS Podcast (The Business Of Southern Sports)

Chris Draft - Former NFL Linebacker and leader of the Chris Draft Family Foundation

September 25, 2020 Roger Manis
The BOSS Podcast (The Business Of Southern Sports)
Chris Draft - Former NFL Linebacker and leader of the Chris Draft Family Foundation
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The BOSS Podcast (The Business Of Southern Sports)
Chris Draft - Former NFL Linebacker and leader of the Chris Draft Family Foundation
Sep 25, 2020
Roger Manis

Chris Draft played college football at Stanford University and was drafted in the 6th round by the Chicago Bears. It is hard for a late round pick to "stick" in the NFL long term, but Chris Draft played pro football for 12 seasons at the linebacker position. His long career is even more amazing when you learn that Draft has asthma.

While in the league, he started his foundation to focus on healthy living and mentoring young people. His foundation soon added cancer initiatives to their plans when he lost his wife to the deadly disease when she was just 37. 

In this conversation, we discuss his wife and her fighting spirit. It motivates him to move forward in the battle against cancer, and has taken him around the world. He has been in the White House and visited Parliament in the United Kingdom.

In addition to his foundation, we discuss social justice, football, and just what life is really like inside an NFL locker room. Some teammates are just crazy! He'll give specifics.

Enjoy the latest episode of The BOSS Podcast.

Show Notes

Chris Draft played college football at Stanford University and was drafted in the 6th round by the Chicago Bears. It is hard for a late round pick to "stick" in the NFL long term, but Chris Draft played pro football for 12 seasons at the linebacker position. His long career is even more amazing when you learn that Draft has asthma.

While in the league, he started his foundation to focus on healthy living and mentoring young people. His foundation soon added cancer initiatives to their plans when he lost his wife to the deadly disease when she was just 37. 

In this conversation, we discuss his wife and her fighting spirit. It motivates him to move forward in the battle against cancer, and has taken him around the world. He has been in the White House and visited Parliament in the United Kingdom.

In addition to his foundation, we discuss social justice, football, and just what life is really like inside an NFL locker room. Some teammates are just crazy! He'll give specifics.

Enjoy the latest episode of The BOSS Podcast.