Motivational NFL Speakers

Football has become the dominant sport in America today. Not only are NFL players great at what they do but they make a difference on and off the field. NFL players have a responsibility to use their influence to promote causes that support and improve health and the social well-being of their fans, players, and respective communities. The top motivational NFL speakers lean on their experience to inspire and provide lasting lessons on teamwork and leadership.

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Alejandro Villanueva took the tough route to the NFL. After a collegiate football career at Army, he served three tours in Afghanistan as an Army Ranger. The West Point graduate never forgot...

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Alex Smith was a three-time Pro Bowl quarterback who saved his most inspirational act for last. After a devastating leg injury that required 17 surgeries, Smith found a way back to the field with...

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Ben Watson is a former NFL tight end and Super Bowl champion He was drafted by the New England Patriots 32nd overall in the 2004 NFL draft. He played college football at Georgia. Watson has also playe...

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Dan Hampton is a retired NFL defensive tackle who played 12 seasons in the league with the Chicago Bears. Prior to his time with the Bears, Hampton played collegiately at the University of Arkansas. A...

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When it comes to quarterbacks, Dan Marino is the gold standard. Although he was the last quarterback to be selected in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft, he went on to break 37 NFL records and tie...

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Doug Flutie is a former professional quarterback who spent time with the NFL, the CFL, and the USFL over his 21 year career. Before he turned professional, Flutie rose to prominence as the starting qu...

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He’s the best running back in NFL history, a Pro Football Hall of Famer, a popular brand ambassador, motivational speaker, and a Dancing with the Stars champion.  His name is Emmitt Smith, and from 19...

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Jerome Bettis began his NFL career with the Rams in 1993 but is best known for his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1996 to 2005.  Known by his nickname, “The Bus”, Bettis earned six Pro Bowl...

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NFL legend Jerry rice is widely considered to be one of the greatest football players of all-time at any position, and that’s saying something.  During his 20 seasons in the NFL he accumulated an...

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Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is the most beloved Buffalo Bill of all-time.  Kelly led the Bills to four straight Super Bowls and holds almost every team passing record.  To this day, he is the last Buffalo...

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Along with being one of the best quarterbacks of all-time, Joe Montana is arguably the most popular sports figure in San Francisco history.  A third round pick of the 49ers in 1979, he was t...

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Hall of Famer, Michael Irvin was born March 5, 1966 and is a retired football player, actor, and sports commentator. Irvin played college football at the University of Miami, then for the Dallas Cowbo...

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Mike Singletary is a former professional linebacker and former head coach. Singletary attended Baylor University where he earned All-American honors as a junior and senior. Singletary is the only coll...

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Peyton Manning is a champion, sought-after spokesman, and one of the most respected sportsmen in the world today.  The five-time NFL MVP has been named to 14 Pro Bowls and is a seven-time first-team A...

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As one of the most impactful linebackers for the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL, Ray Lewis made plays every time he stepped onto the field. After playing college ball at the University of Miami where he...

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Rocky Bleier is a former National Football League running back, playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bleier won four Super Bowls in his career with the Steelers. Rocky was drafted in the 1968 NFL Draf...

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College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young is a one of a kind talent.  A consensus first-team All-American and Davey O’Brien Award winner at Brigham Young University, You...

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Bradshaw is one of the NFL's most decorated quarterbacks.  During his 13 year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers he led the team to four Super Bowl Championships, was named the Super Bowl MVP twice,...

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Tim Brown won the Heisman Trophy in 1987 while playing at the University of Notre Dame and went on to earn the title of Mr. Raider during his days with the Oakland Raiders from 1988 to 2003. During hi...

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Vince Papale was the subject of an inspiring story out of Philadelphia when at age 30 he became the oldest rookie to play in the NFL. Prior to his professional career, Papale was a high school track s...