Smith Discusses His Developing Business Ventures since Walking Away from Football in 2004 & the Influence of Walter Payton on his Career
(ORLANDO, Fla.) – Three-time Super Bowl champion and Pro Football Hall-of-Fame running back Emmitt Smith will join Feherty on Tuesday (Sept. 6) at 10 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. The All-time leader in NFL rushing yards and rushing touchdowns reflects on transitioning from a lifetime in football to retirement, and how’s he managed to maintain a player’s lifestyle despite not playing a down since 2004. Other topics discussed include:
· Finding motivation in new places after retiring, including the series of businesses he’s involved in, from real estate to construction to his charitable endeavors.
· His admiration for Walter Payton as a role model on the football field, paired with Smith’s ambition to be great in everything he does; something he developed at an early age.
· How golf became a newfound obsession quickly after being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1990.
Upcoming Guests this Season
Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Cris Carter (Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 10 p.m. ET), 2014 European Ryder Cup team captain Paul McGinley (Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10 p.m. ET) and Hall-of-Famer and 4-time Super Bowl champion Quarterback Terry Bradshaw (Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 9 p.m. ET).