On this edition of Thursday Night Tailgate our guests are: former Chargers DE Burt Grossman, former Patriots Pro Bowl RB Tony Collins, former Steelers Pro Bowl QB Kordell Stewart, Chiefs Hall of Fame LB Bobby Bell and former Bucs and Notre Dame President Gay Culverhouse.
Burt Grossman - Burt talked about his holdout from training camp his rookie year and what it was like showing up on Friday prior to Week 1 and then playing against Bo Jackson, Marcus Allen and the Raiders on Sunday. He also talked about the great Chargers defenses he played on, and the great work he's doing now helping disadvantages kids in San Diego.
Tony Collins - Tony talked about being a part of the concussion lawsuit and the people coming at he and his peers trying to get a piece of that money.
Kordell Stewart - Kordell talked about the schools that recruited him and the difficult decision it was between Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Minnesota. He also shared memories of playing with Levon Kirkland and the current contract situation between the Steelers and Le'Veon Bell.
Bobby Bell - Bobby talked about being willing to play any position his coaches wanted him to because he just wanted to play and didn't want to sent home. He also talked about baseball being his best sport and the segregation issues he faced just trying to play.
Gay Culverhouse - Gay updated us on the NFL concussion lawsuit and the upcoming deadline for players to register. She also talked about the need for wide spread use of neck protection because concussion are caused by the whiplash effect from hits not hard helmets.