Today we are honored to be joined by former Washington Fullback: Darrel Young. We start off the episode sharing our thoughts on the offseason moves made to date by the Washington Football Team. Afterwards, we dive into his NFL career - including the college recruiting process, his playing days, and the current role he Darrel find himself in. There is a quick news update to close out the show. Make sure to follow us on Twitter @KobaKorner and rate + review the show!
BraveMen S3E73: Darrel Young - NFL / Character / Grit
Brave Men Podcast
Our friend Darrel Young had so many setbacks in his life most men would have gone home. But Darrel not only didn’t quit – he took the hits and then began to give out his own as the starting fullback for one of America’s top NFL football teams. Undrafted and cut, he didn’t give up. He even changed from being a linebacker on defense to a fullback on offense. After his multi-year pro career Darrel is now a leading executive with the National Football League. Darrel is current manager of NFL Player Engagement and Relations. This is a remarkable story of perseverance, tenacity and character. Darrel shares from his personal journey what it takes to excel at anything in life. He also shares his toughest games, hardest hits and what it takes to become the best.
MasterMine | Episode 4 | Darrel Young | NFL Player/Manager of Engagement and Player Relations
Darrel Young had humble beginnings as a three-sport athlete in Amityville NY. He played football, basketball, and ran track, but his talents were mostly on the football field. He received a full scholarship to play at Villanova University where he would graduate with a Bachelors in Communication and Media Studies. Upon graduating he was able to pursue his dream and made it into the NFL as a Fullback for the Washington Football Team. Nowadays you can find Darrel in the NFL offices as a Manager of Engagement and Player Relations. This involves helping players in their transition into the league and out. When he's not doing the work in the NFL, he is doing work in his community. Darrel is a part of various volunteer-based programs that help train and educate young people in his community to be the best version of themselves. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/mastermine-mrg/message
Manager for Player Engagement & player programs at the NFL, Darrel Young
We welcome the Manager for Player Engagement and player programs with the NFL, Darrel Young to the show today who has a story of inspiration to share with us. A competitor that has experienced the best and most difficult parts of the professional game, Darrel was a football player within the NFL for many years before heading to the league office to a pursue a career he has been preparing for his entire life Darrel is a natural leader who is incredibly comfortable in his vision for the role he can have on this generation’s players within the NFL when it comes to preparing them for life after the game. His desire to form connections and be of service to each and every player makes him a unique and special commodity for the players to rely on, and we learn so much about his journey and skills within our discussion. We open up our discussion by learning all about Darrel’s current role with the NFL (5:15) as he explains his relationship to the organization, along with the players within it. Darrel then tells us all about his background in the sport of football (7:00), the highs and lows of his professional career, and his willingness to do what the team needed him to. Once we get into the deeper parts of the discussion we learn when Darrel first realized he had these transferable skills from football that could be used away from the game (11:35) and when he knew it was time to move on and establish the career he wanted. Furthermore, we hear about the value Darrel places on making himself available to the players within the NFL (17:10) so that they have the access to him in order to be able to plan for the future. Finally, we discuss some of the ways Darrel is both earning and proving his worth within his role based on his achievements and the qualifications he is currently pursuing (21:00), as well as how he approaches communicating with this generation of NFL players today (25:00). Steve wraps up the interview with his Career Competitor “Keys to Success” (32:20)
Darrel Young highlights his NFL Career and Life After the Game
Beyond The Helmet
On this episode of the Beyond the Helmet we are joined by former 3-time captain of the Washington Football Team, Darrel Young.Darrel was recruited to Villanova to play running back. He ultimately switched to defense where he earned a chance to compete to make a NFL roster. It was only after Coach Shanahan at Washington suggested the move to Fullback that Darrel was able to carve out a 9 year run in the NFL. He now is working in Player Engagement for the NFL.Young helped multiple teammates make it to the Pro Bowl in Washington as he prided himself on his ability to help skilled position players hit their goals. As an athlete Darrel has been involved with the USO tour and has continually focused his efforts to volunteer and give back. Most recently he has been working with Warrior Rising to help veterans returning home.Check Darrel out on LinkedIn and be sure to give us a follow + share this episode with someone who will enjoy it.Support the show (http://www.viqtorysports.com)
Season 1, Ep. 5 Creating Omelets: From Athletics to Office (feat. Darrel Young)
Season 1, Episode 5This week's guest is Darrel Young: Manager of Engagement and Player Relations at the NFL! Life is full of surprises for professional athletes and this one has created omelettes galore and brought his considerable experience into serving other athletes on their journeys. EPISODE LINKS: Purchase Dana's latest book and everything else! Take the Quiz Website LinkedIn Instagram Twitter Today's Guest: Darrel Young Settle Smarter is produced by Paul Godwin for NEWdOG Media Questions or comments: email@example.com