Merril Hoge sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. We chat about the values he looks to instill into his kids as they were growing up. After that Merril shares the work he is doing with SportGait and how it can help out families. In addition we talk about his time in the NFL and what he misses most of his playing days. Lastly, we finish the interview off with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Merril Hoge
Merril Hoge is a former NFL running back who played eight seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Bears. Following his football career, he worked as an analyst at ESPN for twenty-one years, helping launch ESPN2, NFL Live, and Fantasy Football. Merril has overcome career-ending head trauma, depression, cancer, open heart surgery, and used those experiences to help others facing similar challenges through inspirational speaking and various business ventures. But none of these things are more important than the thing he cherishes most in his life- being a dad.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. In addition, you get a unique perspective on fatherhood. You hear from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.