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David Pollack

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Motivational Sports Speaker for hire David Pollack is a former All-American linebacker for the University of Georgia who played for 2 season in the NFL before a career-ending injury forced him to leave the game a find a new direction. David has since channeled his love for football into a successful career as a lead college football analyst for ESPN and ABC. Away from the field, David serves as a top choice for organizations looking for a motivational sports speaker who can inspire others with his story of determination, perseverance and facing life’s challenges head on.

David was a standout linebacker at the University of Georgia during his college career from 2001-2004. He recorded 36 total sacks throughout his career ranking 3rd in NCAA history in that particularly important defensive category. He was touted as the top defender in the 2005 NFL Draft and was selected 17th overall in the first round by the Cincinnati Bengals. By the end of his first season, David had worked his way onto the field as a starting linebacker. Several games into his second season with the team he suffered an injury to his sixth cervical vertebrae making a tackle on an opposing running back.

David made rehabilitations efforts to return to the field in the next 2 years but retired in 2008 after announcing he was just not comfortable where he was medically. He went on to start his own company called FanBan which manufactures sports banners in addition to making appearances as a college football analyst for CBS and ESPNU. It was in 2011 that he joined the ESPN family of networks full time and now can been seen as a contributor on College GameDay as well as ESPN’s Thursday Night Football. Together with his wife Lindsey, David created The Pollack Family Foundation which raises awareness for childhood obesity.

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