Jeff Legwold, a longtime ESPN reporter for the Denver Broncos, will be at UCCS to discuss the importance of versatility when navigating a career path in sports. He will speak with College of Business and communication students at 1 p.m. April 9 in University Center 302.
Legwold has covered the Broncos since 2004 for the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post before he joined ESPN in 2013. His career extends beyond the scope of Colorado with more than 30 years of experience in NFL reporting, as well as stints in Big Ten football and basketball, NASCAR, NHL and high school games. Legwold is also the former president of Pro Football Writers of America and is a long-standing member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors.
“We are more than fortunate to welcome such successful and exemplary professionals to speak to our students,” Eric Olson, interim dean, College of Business and director, sport management program. “I am thrilled that our sport community continues to facilitate insightful and meaningful conversations with our students as they prepare their own successful futures.”
Legwold will detail his career path to ESPN and the different ways to be versatile within in a career. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions.
To RSVP, email the UCCS Sport Management program at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
The UCCS Sport Management Program is a selective degree program designed for serious students who share a passion for the business side of sports and a desire to build careers in this fast-paced industry. For more information visit www.uccs.edu/smp/.
–By Sami Meyer, College of Business