On this episode of the Influence 2 Impact podcast, Josh is joined by Sam Acho. Sam is an ESPN sports analyst, a nine-year veteran of the NFL, a Vice President of the NFL Players Association, and author of Let the World See You: How to Be Real in a World Full of Fakes, which was published in late 2020. _Keep up with Josh's latest podcasts and content by clicking Here
Brock Huard's Above & Beyond: The Intersection of Faith and Sports
Football fans remember Sam Acho as a disruptive pass rusher, but his teammates saw much more than a guy who collapses the pocket. Sam joins Brock Huard to share his journey, from being overlooked at Vanderbilt football camp to turning down a scholarship offer from Pete Carroll at USC to playing playoff football in the NFL. Be encouraged by Sam's perspective on living an authentic life without shying away from the convictions of your Faith, and hear how his parents' commitment to shepherding their children made him a leader later in life. Read more about Sam's journey in his book "Let the World See You", available at Amazon.com and other online book stores.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On Second Ep. 232: Why Sark played the right Card at QB; UT ex Sam Acho on his ESPN gig and his new book
On Second Thought
Steve Sarkisian chose Hudson Card to start at quarterback in the season opener against Louisiana in the season opener and On Second Thought hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls discuss why it was the right choice and how it impacts Casey Thompson’s immediate future.Also, Texas ex Sam Acho reflects on his long NFL career, his days at Texas, his new job as a studio analyst at ESPN, his new book and the upcoming college and NFL seasons.
On this episode of Dadville, Dave and Jon chat with ESPN sports analyst, a nine-year veteran of the NFL, a Vice President of the NFL Players Association, and author of Let the World See You. The guys discuss Sam's career arc, what it's like to transition from pads to a suit, and balancing fatherhood with a career in pro sports. Thanks to our sponsors! Methodical Coffee - Visit methodicalcoffee.com and use code "dadville" at check out for 10% off your first order. Solo Stove - No one needs a reason to gather 'round a fire. Solo Stoves just took away any reason not to. And now, you can get $10 off at check when you use the code DADVILLE. SoloStove.com
Sam Acho - NFL Star Linebacker turned ESPN Analyst teaches us how to 'Let The World See You'
The Pivot & Go! Podcast w/ David Nurse
Sam Acho - NFL Star Linebacker turned ESPN Analyst teaches us how to 'Let The World See You' -- I am super blessed to be able to call Sam Acho a great friend! If you think you have seen an infectious smile before, wait until you see Sam's! If you think you have heard passion with purpose on a mission to serve, wait until you hear Sam's message!! (From Sam's Amazon Author Page) His book: Let the World See You https://www.amazon.com/Let-World-See-You-Fakes-ebook/dp/B085XN6JHC/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=let+the+world+see+you&qid=1626351542&s=digital-text&sr=1-1 Sam Acho is an author, a public speaker, a humanitarian, and a committed Christian. He is also currently a linebacker in the NFL. He played college football at the University of Texas, where received the William V. Campbell Trophy for being college football's top scholar-athlete. He won the NCAA Top VIII award that recognizes the top eight student-athletes in all of sports. And he was named the 2010 Male Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year. In 2011, Sam was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals and played four seasons as a linebacker with the team, before signing with the Chicago Bears for the 2015-2016 season. In 2016 and 2017, Sam was the Bears' nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, the league's only award that recognizes both civic and professional contributions. He served on the leadership committee for both the Cardinals and the Bears. He is also the vice president of the NFL Players Association, an organization in which he has served since his second year in the NFL. Sam is the founder and president of Athletes for Justice, an organization that works to unite professional athletes and everyday athletes to fight injustices around the world. He has been featured in Super Bowl commercials highlighting his social justice efforts in the city of Chicago. Sam has spent time with organizations, such as International Justice Mission, the American Diabetes Association, and the Clinton Global Initiative. He has lobbied Congress to change laws as it relates to justice related issues both inside and outside the United States. He hosts The Home Team podcast and is a frequent guest on ESPN. -- ----------- Chili Sleep Welcome to the BEST night of sleep, EVERY night!!! Wellness isn’t all about having the perfect diet or the best trainers. It’s about recovering + adding to your overall health with sufficient quality sleep. Cooling in the middle of the night not only keeps you sleeping but can also up to double your deep sleep. You pay more for cooling your home in six months than you do for a chili pad or ooler that can last for a long long time! Honestly the biggest difference maker I ever made in optimizing my sleep to the MAX! NURSE20 20% Cube Sleep System with Chilipad® Cool Mesh™ NURSE15 15% OOLER® Sleep System with Chilipad® Cool Mesh™ Click the link below!! https://trk.chilisleep.com/SH79 ----------- LMNT DrinkLMNT.com/DavidNurse Popular electrolyte drinks on the market have low amounts of electrolytes and miss the mark on the “optimal ratio”. LMNT Recharge gives you more electrolytes in the ideal ratio. 1000 mgSODIUM 200 mgPOTASSIUM 60 mgMAGNESIUM WITHOUT THE DODGY STUFF What we DON’T consume is just as important as what we DO consume. No Sugar No Gluten No Fillers No Artificial Ingredients Paleo & Keto Friendly ------ NUZEST A plant protein from Premium European Golden Peas Arguably the finest quality and best tasting plant protein on the planet. Sourced from peas grown in the rich soils of Northern France and processed in Belgium using a patented water-based technique, Clean Lean Protein is the benchmark for “Clean Label”, “Free From” supplements. It’s amino acid profile, extremely smooth texture, pleasant taste, and 98% digestibility rating have made Clean Lean Protein a popular choice for everyone, not just plant-based consumers. • Highly digestible • Easy on the stomach • 98% digestibility rating • No common allergens • Very low anti-nutritional factors • No lectins, very low in phytates • No emulsifiers or gums • Very fine particle size for maximum absorption Coupon: Pivot20 (gives 20% off first purchase, excluding sale items, bundles, subscriptions and gift cards) Link to share: https://nuzest.us/pivot —- —- CONTINUED GROWTH Join the 1% Newsletter at www.davidnurse.com for 1% weekly improvement emails! Contact David for in-depth personal coaching at email@example.com MY BEST SELLING BOOK PIVOT & GO! https://www.amazon.com/Pivot-Go-Blueprint-Redefine-Achieve/dp/1645431118 My PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT BREAKTHROUGH COACHING TEAM https://david-nurse-inc.mykajabi.com/be-the-breakthrough ————-
Episode 50!! Our guest today is Sam Acho. Sam is an NFL player, writer, public speaker, and humanitarian. He speaks widely at colleges, events, conferences, and churches, and is the cohost of The Home Team Podcast. The founder and president of Athletes for Justice, he is a vice president of the NFL players association and a graduate of the University of Texas and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.Let The World See You BookSam Acho WebsiteSam Acho InstagramChasing What Matters Instagram Chasing What Matters Website
Description: After playing nine years in the NFL, Sam Acho is a writer, motivational speaker, and humanitarian. He joins Be the Bridge founder Latasha Morrison on the podcast to share his story. They discuss his Nigerian roots, his passion for justice work, his journey with counseling, and more. Sam offers encouragement and hope with his authenticity and vulnerability. And he dives into the heart behind his must-read book, Let the World See You. Host & Executive Producer - Latasha Morrison Senior Producer - Lauren C. Brown Producer, Editor & Music By - Travon Potts Transcriber - Sarah Connatser Quotes: “This thread of justice began in the womb, but then it's going to follow me to the tomb.” - Sam Acho “When communities have hope, that fuels change and transformation.” -Tasha “Micah 6:8 says that we should seek justice, that we should love mercy, that we should walk humbly with God. And so it's also our job to seek justice, in unison with others and in unison with God.” -Sam Acho “Seeking justice isn't something that you do in a vacuum. It's not something that you do alone.” -Sam Acho “Prayer is the key.” -Sam Acho “You don't have to be a doctor or a nurse. You don't have to have a book. You don't have to have a podcast. You don't have to have a follower. You have to have a heart. You have to bring what you have.” -Sam Acho “Change starts with you. And it starts with those things that break your heart, those things that just don't feel right and then doing something about it.“If you're breathing, you can do something.” -Tasha “I found myself trying to carry all this weight of being who everyone else wanted me to be. And that weight was heavy. It was a lot to carry. And I did not even realize that I was carrying it.” -Sam Acho “When you're you, God gets the glory, the people around you benefit, and the world around you thrives. When you pretend, none of that happens.” -Sam Acho“I think the main question that needs to be asked is: What can I do? Period.” -Sam Acho LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE Podcast link: https://podlink.to/BeTheBridgeSocial handles/links: Instagram: @LatashaMorrisonTwitter: @LatashaMorrisonFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/LatashaMMorrison/Official Hashtag: #bethebridge --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Flagship: Sam Acho talks Texas football strengths, weaknesses
Horns247 Podcasts: Longhorn Blitz, The Flagship, and State of Recruiting
This week's interview edition of The Flagship Podcast features former Longhorns' and NFL defensive lineman Sam Acho, who helped cover the Orange-White game for Longhorn Network — and, of course, the older brother of former Longhorn linebacker Emmanuel Acho.This interview covers a lot of ground. Before we even get into Sam's thoughts about the Orange-White game and what he learned about the early stages of the 2021 team, we ask Sam the key behind becoming No. 2 all-time in recovered fumbles at Texas (nine).Acho also talks about his new book: "Let The World See You: How To Be Real In A World Full Of Fakes." Then, we get into the 2021 Texas football team and what Acho learned from the Orange-White game.We go through each position on defense, player by player, about what Acho likes and where there might still be some questions.Acho has some nice predictions for junior defensive lineman Moro Ojomo.On offense, Acho says he would "need a crystal ball" to figure out if the starting quarterback is going to be Casey Thompson or Hudson Card.Acho says he may be crazy, but he's excited about UT's offensive line, because he likes the chemistry he's seeing between certain players.When it comes to Bijan Robinson, count Acho among those who believe the sophomore running back is the next line of great backs at Texas.Acho gives his thoughts on the hiring of Steve Sarkisian and his staff and how well they're relating to players on the team.As far as expectations for the 2021 football team, Acho said fans should look for improvement throughout the season as opposed to a certain number of wins.Football season never ends on The Flagship Podcast, so enjoy this interview with Sam Acho. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
035 | Former NFL Player and Author Sam Acho + Leadership Nugget
H3 Leadership with Brad Lomenick
Former NFL player Sam Acho joins in. Sam is a speaker, philanthropist, author of Let the World See You, and justice advocate. Plus, a brand new leadership nugget around the power of customer service and creating a great experience. Make sure to check out http://h3leadership.com to access the list and all the show notes. Thanks again to our partners for this episode: Chemistry Staffing – helping churches of all sizes find the right leaders to add to their team. Get the FREE Resume Screening Playbook at http://chemistrystaffing.com/H3. Plus, sign up for a FREE 30 minute consultation to learn how to attract top talent to your church/organization. And AIM (Agape International Missions) - there are still millions of people trapped in slavery today. You can change that by partnering with AIM. Visit http://aimfree.org/h3 to sign up to host a Freedom Experience, and also receive your FREE gift box with a myriad of AIM clothing and jewelry made by women rescued through the work of AIM.