Monthly Archives: November 2011

November 29, 2011

Georges Laraque, Penguins Forward, 2007-2008

Georges Laraque: First, can you let readers know what inspired you to write your new book, Georges Laraque, The Story of The NHL’s Unlikeliest Tough Guy? When I was a kid I went through a lot of racism. I  thought of quitting and read the biography of Jackie Robinson – a … Read Article →

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November 27, 2011

Ray Pinney, Steelers Offensive Lineman, 1976-1982, 1985-1987

Ray Pinney: First, can you let readers know what you are doing now with your post-football career and how you chose that direction? I am an insurance broker with Wells Fargo Insurance Services in Seattle WA. Seattle is my hometown and wanted to stay in the area and the insurance … Read Article →

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November 27, 2011

Dewayne Washington, Steelers Cornerback, 1998-2003

Dewayne Washington: First, can you tell readers about your work at the Carolina Skills Academy? {Former Steeler} Charles Johnson and I started the academy to fill the gaps in fundamentals we saw in a lot of athletes here. You can have the talent but without the fundamentals – the techniques … Read Article →

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November 25, 2011

Daryl Sims, Steelers Defensive Lineman, 1985-1986

Daryl Sims: You’re the Athletics Director at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. How did you find yourself in this role and what about it do you enjoy the most? I have always had a passion for intercollegiate athletics. An opportunity can available to work at UW Osh Kosh as a development officer for  intercollegiate athletics. … Read Article →

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November 21, 2011

Harry Newsome, Steelers Punter, 1985-1989

Harry Newsome: First, can you let readers know about your coaching career – what you are coaching and what made you decide to become a coach? I love to be around competitive sports and I love to work with and teach young people so coaching has been a part of my life … Read Article →

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November 21, 2011

Keith Willis, Steelers Defensive Lineman, 1982-1991

Keith Willis: First, can you tell readers about your coaching career? I’m the defensive line coach at North Carolina State – I love it. I love coaching these young men and being able to use my experience getting to the NFL to help teach these kids. They played spectacularly – we beat … Read Article →

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November 21, 2011

David Trout, Steelers Kicker, 1981, 1987

David Trout: First, can you tell readers what you have been doing with yourself after football? After I was with the Cowboy’s I was working out with getting ready to go back to camp with the Kansas City Chiefs and prayed if God had a different direction for me with … Read Article →

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November 21, 2011

Kevin Henry, Steelers Defensive Lineman, 1993-2000

Kevin Henry: First, can you let readers know about the Kevin Henry Foundation – how it got started and what it’s mission is? The Kevin Henry foundation was started after working with at risk youth in 1994 after my rookie season with the Steelers. Because of many challenges that I … Read Article →

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November 20, 2011

Jeremy Staat, Steelers Defensive Lineman, 1998-2000

Jeremy Staat: First, can you let readers know about what you’ve been doing with yourself and your foundation (http://www.TheJeremyStaatFoundation.com) I’m trying to give back and serve the community, especially here in Bakersfield. I have a lot of causes close to my heart – veterans issues especially. I’m trying to cause awareness to make our … Read Article →

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