On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Vikings, Panthers, Bucs & Rams Pro Bowl LT Todd Steussie, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Cardinals & Dolphins DB Liffort Hobley, former Bucs & Notre Dame President Gay Culverhouse, and former Jets & Dolphins DB Kerry Glenn.
Todd Steussie - Todd talked about his draft experience being the 19th overall selection in 1994. He also talked about his experience playing in Super Bowl 38 against the Patriots. He weighed in on whethered it's better to lose the Super Bowl vs. having never played in one. He also talked about what it was like to play for Jon Gruden in Tampa Bay and what it was like trying to learn his offense.
Tony Collins - We talked to Tony about the difficulty in playing for multiple Head Coaches and Coordinators over a short period of time. How difficult is it trying to learn new scheme and terms and what affect does having coaches cycle in and out have on the team? He also talked about the Patriots bringing in Kicker Josh Gable who is making 80 yard FGs in practice.
Liffort Hobley - Liffort talked about his alma mater LSU and their mid season firing of Les Miles. We also talked about his time playing in Miami for Don Shula, and what it was like going against Dan Marino, Mark Clayton and Mark Duper every day in practice.
Gay Culverhouse - Gay updated us on her efforts to get the alumni players signed up for the concussion lawsuit. She shared stories of some players who are homeless now and are suffering from so much brain damage they can't understand that she is trying to help them get the benefits that the League has put in place to assist them.
Kerry Glenn - Kerry talked about his alma mater, the University of Minnesota firing their Head Coach, Terry Claeys, who led them to 9 wins last season...the most in over a decade. We also talked about him playing Special Teams and the incentives he had in his contract for every tackle he made.