The Global Game

Devin Gardner | Football in Japan?

September 28, 2020 Uru Sports Season 1 Episode 9
The Global Game
Devin Gardner | Football in Japan?
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The Global Game
Devin Gardner | Football in Japan?
Sep 28, 2020 Season 1 Episode 9
Uru Sports

This week’s guest is Devin Gardner, a former professional football player from the University of Michigan. After playing in the NFL for the Stealers & the Patriots, Devin played quarterback for the Nojima Sagamihara rise in Japan and the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Canada. Today, he takes his on air talent to Fox Sports talent as well as manages his own youth program in Detroit Michigan called, Young Go Getters.  We hope you enjoy this week’s episode of, The Global Game, brought to you by Uru Sports.

Be prepared to learn:

  • How in the world was Gardner was already famous in Japan before playing there? 
  • Football IN JAPAN!! What is it like? 
  • What is was like to play with Tom Brady on the Patriots? 
  • What it’s like to be a free agent player in the NFL? 
  • How Gardner communicated with his Japanese teammates who spoke no English? 
  • How he went to check out the team in Japan for the free trip not ever thinking he’d play there... what was it that changed his mind?
  • How playing in Japan helps Gardner today?

And if you're looking to learn more about playing around the world be sure to join our global sports community full of information, opportunities and amazing connections at urusports.com

Show Notes

This week’s guest is Devin Gardner, a former professional football player from the University of Michigan. After playing in the NFL for the Stealers & the Patriots, Devin played quarterback for the Nojima Sagamihara rise in Japan and the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Canada. Today, he takes his on air talent to Fox Sports talent as well as manages his own youth program in Detroit Michigan called, Young Go Getters.  We hope you enjoy this week’s episode of, The Global Game, brought to you by Uru Sports.

Be prepared to learn:

  • How in the world was Gardner was already famous in Japan before playing there? 
  • Football IN JAPAN!! What is it like? 
  • What is was like to play with Tom Brady on the Patriots? 
  • What it’s like to be a free agent player in the NFL? 
  • How Gardner communicated with his Japanese teammates who spoke no English? 
  • How he went to check out the team in Japan for the free trip not ever thinking he’d play there... what was it that changed his mind?
  • How playing in Japan helps Gardner today?

And if you're looking to learn more about playing around the world be sure to join our global sports community full of information, opportunities and amazing connections at urusports.com