"Red To Black" is a podcast series hosted by Pat Safford and Chris Gorman that talks to former Nebraska Cornhusker athletes who have gone from sports stars to business standouts. You might think it's easy to go from "Red to Black" with a fan base like Nebraska's. It's anything but.
Kieron Williams is a former defensive back for Nebraska and is currently signed to the Canadian Football League. While the COVID-19 pandemic delayed his professional football career, Kieron has been busy building his clothing, lifestyle and creative brand Fake Inc.
Coach Tom Osborne
It was an honor to have Coach Tom Osborne stop by for the latest episode of the Red to Black Podcast! Building a culture on a football team starts with honesty and trust and it was a long drive from Colorado to Lincoln that made him realize that.
With that said, Coach Osborne is probably most proud of his non-profit, Teammates. This organization has changed the trajectory of thousands of young people since its founding.
After growing up in Grand Island, Nebraska, Matt Vrzal's road from "Red To Black" is certainly an interesting one. As the owner of Piezon's Pizzeria in Omaha, Matt isn't just interested in making incredible pizza. He wants to help give young employees the tools they'll need to carry them through the rest of their lives.
Aaron Davis, once a self-proclaimed bench warmer, is now a nationally known inspirational speaker. The journey from "Red To Black" isn’t an easy one for most. Aaron is the epitome of that. In fact, this guy is legit!
In the first episode of the Red to Black Podcast, Eric Crouch shares how he went from the 2001 Heisman Trophy winner to running a very successful business in Omaha, Nebraska. Leadership and team building is universal—whether it is in sports or business—which has been at the foundation of Crouch's success.
From starting a sports trading card business as a kid to running Crouch Recreation today, we hear never before shared stories about how this Husker legend went from "Red To Black."