John Stallworth Legends Round Table
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – The second annual John Stallworth Foundation “Legends Round Table” will bring in three more pro football Hall of Famers to offer messages of inspiration to young athletes.
Emmitt Smith, the former Dallas Cowboys running back, Ronnie Lott, the ex-49ers defensive back, and Anthony Munoz, the former Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle will join host John Stallworth at the Von Braun Center’s Concert Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.
Admission is free for middle school, high school and college athletes through school athletic directors and counselors. Students should contact those individuals at their schools to facilitate tickets.
Schools wishing to obtain tickets should contact the John Stallworth Foundation at 200 Pratt St., Suite B-2, or through http://www.johnstallworth.com. Teams and groups interested in obtaining tickets should contact the foundation at 256-536-8050.
Tickets for the general public are $35 and also available through the Foundation.
The athletes will speak about their own personal experiences, then answer questions and hold discussions in the round table format.
About the participants:
John Stallworth: Now a Huntsville businessman, the Alabama A&M graduate was the Steelers’ fourth-round draft pick in 1974. He played in four Super Bowls, with a 73-yard touchdown reception Super Bowl XIV. He had 537 catches for 8,723 yards and 63 touchdowns in his career. He played in four Pro Bowls and was twice named the Steelers’ MVP.
Ronnie Lott: Though primarily remembered for his days with the San Francisco dynasty of the 1980s, Lott also played for the Raiders and Jets. He was a first-round pick in 1981 out of Southern California. He was All-Pro at three different positions (cornerback and both safety spots)and twice led the NFL in interceptions. He had 63 career picks, five of which were returned for touchdowns.
Anthony Munoz: Considered one of the greatest offensive tackles to play the game, Munoz was a first-round pick out of Southern California in 1980. He was All-Pro for 11 consecutive seasons and selected for 11 consecutive Pro Bowls. He was the NFL Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1981, 1987 and 1988. He was a talented enough athlete to be employed on tackle-eligible pass plays, scoring four touchdowns on seven receptions.
Emmitt Smith: Smith might have dazzled many folks as a winner on “Dancing With The Stars,” but he was a football star long before TV captured his dance moves. A first-round pick out of Florida, he led the NFL in rushing four seasons (1991, 1992, 1993 and 1995) and led the league in rushing touchdowns three times. He helped lead the Cowboys to three Super Bowl victories. In 2002, he became the NFL’s all-time rushing leader with 18,355 yards and 164 touchdowns on the ground.
Courtesy: Mark McCarter