Tim Grunhard Talks Fatherhood, His Book, Playing In The NFL & More

Tim Grunhard chats with me about his fatherhood journey. We talk about the values he looks to instill into his kids. After that we talk about his time in the NFL and why the Kansas City Chiefs has a unique connection with their fans. In addition we talk about his book, View from the Center: My Football Life and the Rebirth of Chiefs Kingdom. Plus we talk about his transition from Notre Dame to the NFL. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Tim Grunhard

Tim Grunhard spent his entire 11-year NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs. He has made the area his home for the 20-plus years since. A native of Chicago, he is now ingrained into his “hometown” of Kansas City. Tim coaches here. In addition he does radio here. He invests his time and money in charities here. He’s Kansas City, through and through. He had opportunities to leave KC as a player and many other times since then, but he couldn’t leave. 

He was inducted into the Chiefs Hall of Fame during the 2021 season, so his name is on the Ring of Honor. That’s appropriate because the field of Arrowhead Stadium still has some of his blood, sweat and tears sifting through the soil. Make sure you pick up Tim’s book he wrote with David Smale, View from the Center: My Football Life and the Rebirth of Chiefs Kingdom wherever you purchase books and at his site at timgrunhard.com. In addition make sure you follow him on Twitter at @grunny61 and Instagram at @timgrunhard. 

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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. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood 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.

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