Ep. 3: Jim Trotter, ESPN NFL Reporter

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ESPN NFL reporter, Jim Trotter, joined me on the podcast to discuss recent player’s early retirement (2:00), players lives beyond football(4:00), The Los Angeles Rams/ San Diego Chargers relocation (11:00), sports journalism’s changing nature (13:30), and his book, Junior Seau: The Life and Death of a Football Icon (25:00).

 

Jim Trotter Pens Junior Seau: The Life And Death Of A Football Icon; Gives Us Important Understanding Through Insight

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Junior Seau was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame after a 20-year career that included 12 trips to the Pro Bowl and six All-Pro selections.

Junior Seau was a lot of things to a lot of people. A San Diego sports icon, a business man, a husband, a father, a son. He lived a life that, to many looking on from the outside in, was as charmed as any individual could live. Continue reading “Jim Trotter Pens Junior Seau: The Life And Death Of A Football Icon; Gives Us Important Understanding Through Insight”

Junior Seau Death Is A Sad Reminder Of Violent Nature Of Football Beyond The Game

I remember as a sixth grader wearing his shoes.

I’m not talking about Michael Jordan, I’m talking about Junior Seau. I remember thinking, even as a kid growing up in Georgia and him making his name in the state of California, how fascinating an athlete he was. Continue reading “Junior Seau Death Is A Sad Reminder Of Violent Nature Of Football Beyond The Game”