Titans are heroes in more than just football.
Consider the contributions of these players:
Defensive End Kevin Carter, #93
7th NFL Season, 1st Titans Season - Graduated with
a 3.75 grade point average; member of Lincoln's
Crime and Drug Prevention Task Force;
past-president of Fellowship of Christian
Athletes; serves on Make-A-Wish Advisory Board;
United Way African-American Leadership Giver
1996-99; 1999 spokesman for Illinois seat belt
safety campaign to encourage children to wear
seatbelts; created the Kevin Carter Foundation,
which will focus on children's charities, holds
football camps for parents and kids.
Defensive End Keith Embray, #96
2nd NFL Season, both with Titans - volunteers for
Upward Bound, a program serving the children of
first-generation Americans by helping them strive
toward college education through tutoring, ACT and
SAT preparation, and aid in applying for financial
aid; helped raise funds to support local charities
that provide aid to the homeless.
Defensive Tackle Jason Fisk,
7th NFL Season, 3rd with Titans - held a celebrity
charity fishing tournament to raise funds for the
T.J. Martell Foundation which raises funds for
research for leukemia, cancer and AIDS.
Running Back Eddie George, #27
6th NFL Season, all with Titans - organized a
motivational teen gathering called "The Dream It!
Do it! Teen Party" at Adelphia Coliseum during the
past off-season, to stress the importance of
education, having dreams and setting goals and
making the right decisions.
Linebacker Randall Godfrey, #56
6th NFL Season, 2nd with Titans - started the
Randall Godfrey Foundation for at-risk youths and
to assist high school athletes in preparation for
the SAT and ACT in his home town of Valdosta,
Georgia; runs youth football camp in Valdosta
Punter Craig Hentrich, #15
8th NFL Season, 4th with Titans - assisted in
tornado clean-up in East Nashville in the spring
Tackle Brad Hopkins, #72
9th NFL Season, 9th with Titans - volunteers time
in making "stay in school" and anti-drug speeches
to youth; spokesman for state-wide seatbelt
Defensive End Jevon Kearse, #90
3rd NFL Season, all with Titans - started the
Jevon Kearse Foundation to assist inner city
children in both his home-town of Fort Myers,
Florida and in Nashville.
Tackle Jason Mathews, #76
8th NFL Season, 4th with Titans - worked with
Indianapolis youth as part of the Colt's Gridiron
Guard/Center Bruce Matthews,
19th NFL Season, all with Titans - the father of
five lists the Bible as his favorite book.
Quarterback Steve McNair, #9
7th NFL Season, 7th with Titans - held first
annual football camp for 200 youths in Nashville
and Hattiesburg, MS.
Offensive Tackle Fred Miller,
6th NFL Season, 2nd with Titans - helped bring
Nurses for Newborns Foundation to Nashville, an
organization that helps reduce infant mortality,
child abuse and neglect through in-home nursing
visits providing health care, education and
positive parenting for at-risk families.
Linebacker Eddie Robinson, #55
10th NFL Season, 8th with Titans - speaks often at
Defensive Tackle Joe Salave'a,
4th NFL Season, 4th with Titans - started the Joe
Salave'a Foundation in American Samoa to benefit
more than 500 children.
Wide Receiver Chris Sanders,
7th NFL Season, all with Titans - started the
Chris Sanders Foundation which last year moved 60
families out of shelters and into newly
refurbished homes; recipient of the 2000 Arthur S.
Arkush Award given by Pro-Football Weekly for
outstanding efforts in the community, has held
football camp and golf tournament fund raisers for
underprivileged children; very active in Champions
for Christ; visits schools, hospitals and
churches; awarded the 2000 YES Award (Youth +
Excellence = Success) from 100 Black Men of Middle
Tennessee Organization for his contributions.
Cornerback Dainon Sidney, #37
4th NFL Season, all with Titans - the Dainon
Sidney Foundation works with underprivileged
youths to promote literacy within the school
Quarterback Billy Volek, #12
2nd NFL Season, both with Titans - speaks at
Fresno, California high schools to students in the
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Program.
Tight End Frank Wycheck, #89
volunteers at the Spring/Summer Tennessee Games
for Special Olympics of Tennessee.