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Athletic Speakers

Whether you are talking about basketball stars, football stars, or stars of other sports, Great Black speakers has an awesome roster of athletic speakers for your next event. The athletes below had displayed intense leadership and courage throughout the course of their careers. Hear their stories and be inspired. Athlete speakers tend to be best for motivational and inspirational keynote speeches. They are also perfect for athletic departments and sales force motivation.

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Eddie George

College football analyst for Fox Sports and Sirius-XM; Analyst for Yahoo! Sports. 1995 Heisman Trophy winner. Member of the College Football Hall of Fame. Former NFL running back for Oilers, Titans, & Cowboys.

Eddie GeorgeEddie George serves as an analyst on Fox Sports’ college football coverage as well as with Sirius-XM and Yahoo! Sports. Previously he has been a contributor to the Dr. Oz Show, an analyst on Fox’s BCS coverage as well as the host of The Quad on the Big Ten Network and a contributor to Fox Business Channel. He has also been featured on Fox Sports Net’s “Pro Football Preview,” “College Football Weekly” and “Best Damn Sports Show” progra...

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Stephen Smith

ESPN TV (First Take) and radio personality (mid-day show in NYC) as well as an ESPN.com columnist. Long-time columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Stephen A. SmithStephen was born in the British Virgin Islands and raised in the Hollis neighborhood of Queens, NY. He attended Winston-Salem State University and played basketball under Hall of Fame coach Clarence Gaines. Smith has built the foundation of his career as a journalist for the New York Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer, and is now a featured columnist for ESPNNY.com. In March 2003, he was promoted to General Sports Columnist by the ...

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LZ Granderson

ESPN personality, producer & host: Sportscenter, Outside the Lines, 1st Take; ESPN U.S. Open Tennis commentator; CNN contributor & CNN.com weekly columnist; Named 2011 Journalist of the Year by the National Lesbian Gay Journalist Association.

LZ GrandersonGranderson is currently a senior writer and columnist for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com, and has contributed to ESPN's Sports Center, Outside the Lines, and First Take. He writes a weekly column for CNN.com, appears weekly on CNN Newsroom, has a CNN video blog and podcast and appears frequently on CNN Newsroom, American Morning with Ali Velshi, Newsroom with Don Lemon and Anderson Cooper 360. Granderson was first hired at The Atlan...

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Garrett Johnson

A 21st century innovator who specializes in technology, politics, education and sports.

Garrett JohnsonGarrett is CEO/co-founder of SendHub, a venture-backed startup based in Silicon Valley. He previously served as professional staff on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where his oversight portfolio included Afghanistan, Pakistan and Haiti. Johnson completed graduate studies at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and was accepted to Harvard law school. Originally from Florida, he took his undergraduate degrees fr...

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Ruben Britt

Author, lecturer, career development expert, educator and radio host

Ruben Britt, Jr. Author, lecturer, career coach, and educator, Ruben Britt, Jr. is a Master Career Development Professional. He is a career planning advisor at Rowan University and talk show host. Ruben is the host of Career Talk on WGLS-FM a show offering tips and advice on career planning and finding employment.He has written a book on self-empowerment entitled Reflection and Restoration: Quotes for Self-Empowerment and Motivation, a career pl...

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