Kirk Cousins: You Like That?

2018-05-25T18:47:45+00:00 Athlete, College, Football, General Interest, Professional|

The team that drafted him had just mortgaged their future in order select a player who plays the same position as him three rounds earlier.

Three years later, he became the face of the franchise, and after three above average seasons, played himself into one of the richest contracts in NFL history.

Find out how Kirk Cousins Knight mindset has manifested itself throughout his career and has made him the lovable outlier of NFL quarterbacks:

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Marcus Mariota: Island Values

2018-05-25T18:44:51+00:00 Athlete, College, Football, General Interest, Professional|

The 2014 Heisman Trophy winner and second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota is one of the most decorated players in recent football history.

In high school he didn’t become the starting quarterback until his senior year at St. Louis High in Honolulu, Hawaii. As a relatively unheralded prospect, he arrived at Oregon and changed the course of an already surging national powerhouse.

Read more to find out how Mariota, now with the Tennessee Titans– embodies the Knight athlete type and mindset:  […]

Richard Sherman: Blazing his own Trail

2018-05-25T18:41:04+00:00 Athlete, Football, General Interest, Professional|

After a change of position in college to getting drafted much lower than he expected, Richard Sherman has developed into one of the more dominant cornerbacks the NFL has seen in the past decade-plus.

Sherman is also one of the most outspoken and free thinking athletes in professional sports right now. His attitude and style are a culmination of his Trailblazer athlete mindset.

Read more about how Sherman’s Trailblazing mindset comes to the surface in meeting rooms and on the gridiron:

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The Posterboy: Kris Bryant

2018-05-25T18:35:18+00:00 Athlete, Baseball, General Interest, Professional|

Kris Bryant was a key cog in the Chicago Cubs finally breaking through their 107 year long championship drought, bringing home the World Series title in 2016.

The 2016 National League MVP has been an impact player since breaking into the Majors as the Rookie of the Year in 2015.   

Read this article to see how the Trailblazer mentality manifests itself in Bryant both on and off the diamond:

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Artistry in Action: Cam Newton

2018-05-25T18:31:30+00:00 Athlete, Football, General Interest, Professional|

Cam Newton is the only player to ever win the Heisman Trophy and the BCS National Championship to get selected first overall in the NFL Draft, all in the same calendar year.

He carried that success over into the NFL– winning Rookie of the Year in 2011, amassing three Pro Bowl selections in seven NFL seasons, including an MVP season and Super Bowl appearance in 2015.

When it comes to Cam Newton, it seems as though people either love the Carolina Panthers star signal caller, or they hate him.

Read more to find […]

Quiet Storm: Amari Cooper

2018-05-25T18:14:48+00:00 Athlete, College, Football, General Interest, Professional|

He was one of the most prolific receivers in the history of the Southeastern Conference. Finishing second in career receiving yards and first in career receiving touchdowns in league history, Amari Cooper was the aerial staple of the Alabama Crimson Tide offense from 2012-2014.

The fourth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Cooper emerged as a pro-bowl level wide receiver in his first two seasons in the NFL. The success he’s enjoyed stems from his quiet confidence in his game and skillset.  

Read this to learn about how […]

George Springer: Helpful Energy

2018-06-01T20:37:07+00:00 Athlete, Baseball, General Interest, Professional|

The Houston Astros spent the 2009-2013 seasons in the cellar of the American League. Somewhat affectionately known as the “LASTros” during this period, the suffering eventually led to something sweet for the Houston baseball team.

George Springer, the 11th pick in the 2011 MLB Draft made his Major League debut for the Astros in 2014.

Since then, he has become the emotional leader of the Astros locker room, having a huge hand in the transformation from bottom dwellers, to World Series champs.

Read more to find out how the Musketeer mindset has been a […]

The Loyal Leader: Drew Brees

2018-05-25T17:56:03+00:00 Athlete, College, Football, General Interest, Professional|

Drew Brees started his career as the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft, selected by the San Diego Chargers. Three seasons later, the Chargers landed Philip Rivers in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft.

Two seasons and a rare shoulder tear later, Brees found himself looking for a starting job with not a lot of options on the table for a short quarterback coming off a major throwing shoulder injury.

He would eventually land with the New Orleans Saints, a team […]

Tough as Steel: Brendan Fowler

2018-06-06T15:08:05+00:00 Athlete, Coaches, College, Lacrosse, Professional|

Brendan Fowler currently plays professional lacrosse for the New York Lizards, a team in Major League Lacrosse and for the Vancouver Stealth, a team in the National Lacrosse League.

His story starts far before he landed in the professional ranks. His college career began as he walked-on to both the Duke football and lacrosse teams, the result of hard work and mental toughness he put in while growing up.

Fowler took the TAP assessment and discovered he was a Rocket Athlete.

Read more to find out how the Rocket athlete type fits Fowler, and […]