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Keynote Presentation

Keynote Topics

  • Pro Player “Supply Chain” - Pro football’s development, talent ID (scouting), acquisition, deployment, termination and re-supply of player talent.


  • NFL Compensation - Taxation, personal budgeting, savings strategies, professional fees, investment pitches, third-party loan/gift requests, gifting and taxation, domestic relations financial impact.


  • Second Career - Selection, development, self-marketing, writing skills, personnel relationships and keys to advancement/promotion and how your potential employer’s company works financially.


  • College Football Asset Development - How football experience in college develop assets and strengths transferrable to post career success. Football skill-sets related to second career advantage over non-football playing contemporaries.


  • Leaving the Game - Career and financial realities of continued pursuit of pro football after college, special nature of football and retirement. The high-value potential of new dreams and new horizons.


Stephen Austin: Keynote Speaker

Stephen Austin is a former NFL Executive and founder of the NFL Regional and Super Regional Combines. While at the NFL, Mr. Austin created the Emmy nominated and highest rated show in NFL Network history, UnDrafted.


Currently, his broadcast content company, Austin Media Group, works with John Legend’s production company, Get Lifted Films. AMG shows are currently in development at Lifetime, Showtime, NFLN and other TV and OTT networks.


During his career, Stephen has designed and operated combines for the NFL, NFL Europe, CFL, XFL, HBCU, The Spring League and the Alliance of American Football. Recently, ANC was named the official combine provider to USFL.


Stephen has designed and operated over 400 combines and has evaluated more than 35,000 pro prospects since 1990.

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