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Jackson Michael Speaking Engagements & Interviews

Jackson Michael, football historian and author of The Game Before The Money is available for presentations and speaking engagements.

Topics include: book talks, football history, player and game highlights, social issues of the time, and leadership qualities of a young athletes based on the players of the time.

Need a speaker or a guest for football history and current topics? Book Football Historian Michael Jackson

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Previous Speaking Engagements

REAL STORIES OF THE NFL — A NIGHT WITH FOOTBALL STARS AND STORIES

The University of Texas Odyssey Free Lecture Series held the “Real Stories of the NFL” on Monday, June 13, in Austin, Texas, at the Thompson Conference Center. The Game before the Money: Voices of the Men Who Built the NFL author Jackson Michael moderated the event. Two former NFL players were featured as panelists, both football legends on the University of Texas campus. The night provided a unique look at what NFL life is truly like.

ABOUT THE PARTICIPANTS:

Dan Neil played eight seasons with the Denver Broncos, winning two Super Bowls. Dan also starred for the University of Texas, earning consensus All-American honors. The Longhorns upset Nebraska in the first ever Big 12 Championship Game during his senior season. Dan enjoys spinning yarns about the teammate he was paid to protect from his offensive line position, John Elway.

Doug English played defensive tackle for 10 seasons with the Detroit Lions as part of the famed “Silver Rush” defense. Doug earned All-Pro honors in 1982, and stands tied for the NFL career safties record. Doug played college ball for the Longhorns under legendary coach Darrell Royal, and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. Today, he heads up the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation. Doug’s sure to share a fun story or two about college teammate Earl Campbell.

TEXAS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION 2015 CONFERENCE

April 15-17 at the Austin Convention Center, booth #1418.