A player's perspective...the experience of going full circle; being recruited, playing in college, playing in the pros and then coaching college.
September 24, 2013
Hosted by Karif Byrd
"Been there, done that", says Tony Gilbert, a 7year NFL player and current Assistant Defensive Backs Coach for Georgia Military College. Host Karif Byrd and Tony Gilbert will discuss Tony's experiences from playing at the University of Georgia to the NFL, coaching college ball and everything in between. The journey means more than the destination and it has been some journey for Tony. Giving back and setting an example or only a few charectoristics of a mentor and a leader. They will discuss how a high school player in this day and age learns the lessons of life that will lead him to the next level and beyond.
Get It Done Sports Radio
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Get It Done Sports Radio is everything that you need to know about becoming the total college athlete and how to get through the recruiting process. We’ll discuss local and national high school stand outs as the days count down to the biggest day in college sports, National Signing Day. We will also talk with past and current college and NFL players and coaches to gather insight, knowledge and an understanding about their college experiences and lessons learned.
Karif Byrd is no stranger to success. As a 2000 University of Georgia Bulldog graduate, he raised the athletic bar in football, track and field. A three time All-SEC Track and Field awardee, Byrd was part of a distance medley team that smashed a 20 year school record. As a wide receiver for the Bulldogs high profile football team, Byrd laid the framework and foundation that allowed him to professionally compete in today’s highly competitive market. He mastered both the theory and the practical application of competitive sports. These skills would be a vital part of his career in coaching, training and conditioning. Byrd trains high school athletes, conducts workshops, leadership seminars and camps throughout California.
In 2007, Byrd formed Get It Done Sports as a way to transfer his on field experience to youthful athletes, schools, institutions and athletic programs. Through local camps, 7 on 7 passing tournaments and youth and high school combines, Get It Done Sports has earned a reputation as one of the top sporting event facilitators in California.
In 2013 Byrd started the Lisa Byrd Get It Done Foundation, created to assist those less fortunate in participating in the Get It Done camps for free as well as providing education through complimentary workshops and leadership seminars.