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Episode 28: George Wrighster III | Former NFL & University of Oregon Tight End

Episode 28: George Wrighster III | Former NFL and University of Oregon Tight End

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Rich Take On Sports

Show Notes:

  • Rich Spotlight: George Wrighster III
    • Wrote the column about masculinity because of things in his life after getting married
    • Grew up in Memphis but moved to California and even though he was a chubby kid and battled stuttering he wanted to be a professional athlete and work in TV
    • Attended the University of Oregon after a last minute visit before signing day
    • Realized that the NFL was a business early in his career after being drafted in the 4th round by the Jacksonville Jaguars
    • Focusing now on building his brand through multiple platforms which include a podcast coming out soon called UNAFRAID
    • Becoming less optimistic that Colin Kaepernick will be in the NFL
    • Words of Wisdom from George Wrighster III: “A man’s weaknesses flow from the same well as his strengths.”
  • Weekly Words of Wisdom:
    • “Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life.”  Alex Noble

Social Media:

To Follow George Wrighster on Twitter: @georgewrighster

Find More Information about George Wrighster Blog: Tight End Blog

Find More Information about Saturday Blitz Blog: Saturday Blitz

J. School Guest Column by George Wrighster III: What Steph Curry Taught Me About Being a Man

To Follow Rich Take On Sports on Twitter: @richtakesports

About the author, Richmond Weaver

Richmond, a graduate of Clemson University has been involved with sports for most of his life and developed a passion for basketball and sports at an early age. He currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Karen, founder of Upstate Esthetics and their three kids.

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