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Episode 179

NFL 12-Year Vet & “Larger Than Life” Personality Gerald McCoy Unleashed

I love this time of year with all of my NFL athletes back in the house. The thermostat turns up a few notches, and the energy is infectious. My guest today, Gerald McCoy, a 12-year vet, is a natural-born competitor who sets the pace with his million-dollar smile, his infectious positive energy, and his insatiable willpower & resilient mindset. It’s just always better when “the Dini” is back in the house. Get ready for some fun, some great wisdom and advice, and energy that will certainly elevate and ignite your mindset.

Today, Gerald talks about:

– Why he was kicked out of the house

– Overcoming his injuries

– What keeps him going

– What it will take to get back and signed with a team

-His biggest struggle in life

– Advice for young kids today

– Why the Lion is the King of the Jungle

– Life after football… this might surprise you!

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1:12 – What keeps Gerald coming back to Fitness Quest 10 to train with Todd

3:15 – What is keeping Gerald going?

4:22 – Overcoming Injuries & How Gerald Keeps His Mind Right

10:25 – What is it going to take to get back and signed

15:19 – Gerald Shares His Biggest Struggle in Life…

19:50 – Advice to Young Athletes Now

24:11 – Why is the Lion the King of the Jungle?

27:57 – Being the Example for His Family

31:57 – What Would Gerald Do if He Never Played Football Again

35:30 –  Kobe Bryant…

37:44 – Rapid-fire Q&A from our live audience

39:30 – Superman or Batman?

42:17 – Final words of wisdom

About Gerald McCoy:

Gerald McCoy is an NFL defensive tackle who is a free agent. He played college football at Oklahoma and majored in human relations. He earned consensus All-American honors and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers third overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. He has played in 139 games with 334 tackles and 59 total sacks. He played 9 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and 1 season with Carolina Panthers. He has participated in Pro Bowl six times and has been a three-time First-Team All-Pro.

Gerald McCoy is happily married to Ebony McCoy, whom he met in high school. The couple tied the knot in 2013 and the beautiful couple is now blessed with five children.



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