Dan Morgan is a former Pro Bowl NFL Linebacker for the Carolina Panthers and the current Director of Player Personnel for the Buffalo Bills. Dan was selected 11th overall in the 2001 NFL Draft after playing college football at the University of Miami.
At Miami, Dan became the first sophomore team captain in team history and was the first player in NCAA history to win the Butkus Award, the Nagurski Trophy and the Bednarik Award in a career (and in the same year).
Today on the show, Dan and Eric discuss:
(2:14-4:25) – Dan’s upbringing in sports, transition into college
(4:25-7:35) – Switching positions & leadership lessons from Miami
(7:35-14:03) – Dan’s advice to NFL players, looking back on his 7 year career
(14:03-18:25) – Dan’s transition out of the NFL and into the front office
(18:25-24:05) – The job of Director of Player of Personnel: Covid impact, balancing family life & 2021 Buffalo Bills talk
And much more!
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