NFL Players You Can Bet On!

Posted by Alexis Washington

With Super Bowl LIII just days away, millions of fans are placing bets on their favorite players — including us at Eagles Talent!


Here’s an inside look at the top 8 players in the speaking industry who know how to win on and off the field.



Emmitt Smith   

*By arrangement with Octagon Speakers Group

  • Former Dallas Cowboy from 1990 – 2002
  • Former NFL Running Back

Career Recap: Emmitt Smith played 15 seasons in the NFL with a cumulative 18,355 yards in his career. Smith was also able to take home 3 Super Bowl wins with the Dallas Cowboys in 1992, 1993, and 1995.


Speaking topics include: Art & Pop Culture, Peak Performance, and Team Building


Cris Carter

  • Former Minnesota Viking1
  • Former NFL Wide Receiver

Career Recap: Cris Carter made NFL history with 16 consecutive seasons also becoming the second player in NFL history to catch 1,000 passes.



Speaking topics include: Leadership, Sports Announcing, and Football


Jerome Bettis

  • Former Pittsburgh Steeler
  • Former NFL Running Back

Career Recap: Jerome Bettis played 13 seasons in the NFL ending his career with a Super Bowl win in 2006. Bettis was also awarded 5th best running back in the NFL in overall rushing with 13,662 yards.


Speaking topics include: Media Personalities, Football, and African American Speakers


Vince Papale

  • Former Philadelphia Eagle
  • Former NFL Wide Receiver

Career Recap: With only 3 NFL seasons, Vince Papale left a huge impact on the game as the oldest rookie in NFL history; starting his football career at 30 years old.


Speaking topics include: Overcoming Adversity, Leadership, and Team Building


Matt Mayberry 

  • Former Chicago Bear
  • Former NFL Linebacker

Career Recap: Matt Mayberry was signed to the Chicago Bears in 2010. After suffering a career-ending injury, he became a top-rated speaker–sharing personal stories of overcoming adversity to inspire audiences.


Speaking topics include: Overcoming Adversity, Goal Setting, and Leadership


Alan Veingrad

  • Former Green Bay Packer
  • Former NFL Offensive Lineman

Career Recap: Alan Veingrad played 6 NFL season’s total, claiming a Super Bowl win with the Dallas Cowboys in 1993. Veingrad also won the NFL rushing title in 1991 while playing with the Packers.


Speaking topics include: Leadership, Team Building, and Football


Tom Flick

  • Former Washington Redskin
  • Former NFL Quarterback

Career Recap: Tom Flick played for 5 different NFL teams but is most known for his time with the Washington Redskins in 1981. Tom played 5 NFL seasons total finishing his football career in 1987.


Speaking topics include: Change, Leadership, and Motivation


Brian Holloway

  • Former New England Patriot
  • Former NFL Offensive Tackle

Career Recap: Brian Holloway played for 8 NFL seasons total, two of his seasons as Offensive Tackle for the Los Angeles Raiders in 1987 and 1988–although he is most well known for his time with the Patriots from 1981 to 1986.


Speaks topics include: Leadership, Motivation, and Peak Performance


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Posted by Alexis Washington
Alexis Washington writes about expert keynote speakers and Motivational Speakers, as well as tips and tricks for corporate meeting planners. If you need a guest professional speaker or corporate entertainer for your next convention or conference, you can visit

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