Faith, Family, Football
In this motivational talk, former NFL linebacker, TV personality, and College Football Hall of Fame inductee David Pollack shares his journey through faith, family, and football, connecting with audiences of any kind.
Encouraged by Faith
For former NFL player and TV personality David Pollack, his faith has a profound impact on every area of his life. As Pollack shares, “I am trying to live my life to earn the respect of people and in such a way that honors and glorifies God.” While Pollack didn’t grow up believing in God, he was introduced to the Gospel through a positive church experience and a seed was planted in his heart. When he first embarked on reading the Gospels, he recalls, “God’s Word began to jump off the pages. It completely changed my life. I was saved and began my Christian journey.”
In this uplifting talk, Pollack shares how his faith – and attending church – has become a non-negotiable in his life and in the life of his family.
Philanthropic Vision: The Pollack Family Foundation
In this talk, former NFL linebacker and philanthropist David Pollack shares his inspiration for launching the Pollack Family Foundation. A vision of thriving communities and strong families encouraged his mission to positively impact communities in Athens and the Greater Atlanta area. Pollack shares how the foundation works to empower families by providing for basic needs and opportunities to flourish through unique fundraising experiences and intentional acts of community service.
David M. Pollack is a college football analyst and former linebacker who played in two seasons in the NFL. He played college football for the University of Georgia, was a three-time All-American, and was recognized as the top college defensive player in the nation. Pollack had 36 sacks during his collegiate career, third most in NCAA history. He was a first-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Cincinnati Bengals. He suffered a career-ending neck injury in his second season with the Bengals. From 2011 to 2023, he was a college football analyst for ESPN.