Eddie George is known as a former professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League. He is most famous for winning the Heisman Trophy in 1995.
Edward Nathan George Jr. was born on September 24, 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Edward Nathan George Sr. and Donna George are the guardians of Eddie George. His father was not a part of his childhood as he was raised by his mom Donna with assistance from his more seasoned sister, Leslie George. To provide for the family. Donna would maintain a few sources of income. She joined the activity of being a mother, with being a style model, an airline steward at Trans World Airlines, and a production administrator at Ford Aerospace. She was a diligent employee and constantly urged her children to be as well.
Eddie George was slotted to be a first-round selection in the 1996 NFL Draft and eyewitnesses were not disappointed. He was chosen by the Houston Oilers as the fourteenth overall pick in the first round of the draft. He went directly to the business as a starting running back and never missed a solitary game for the Houston Oilers who would later be called the Tennessee Titans in his rookie season. His performance earned him the NFL Rookie of the Year and the Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year awards. In his second season with the Titans, George made it to the Pro Bowl. He likewise drove them to their first-historically speaking Super Bowl however they would lose to the St. Louis Rams in the 1999 season.
In September 2019, in a touching halftime ceremony for the Titans, Steve McNair's and Eddie George's jersey numbers were retired at Nissan Stadium.
Eddie George is married to singer and actress, Tamara Johnson George. They met in 1994, however, would wait to get married 10 years later in 2004. Taj, as she is affectionately called, is well known for being part of the singing group, Sisters With Voices (SWV). The gathering made up of Taj, Coko (Cheryl Clemons) and Lelee (Leanne Lyons), was mainstream during the 1990s and sold more than 20 million album collections.
Taj, who was a candidate on the CBS Reality Show Survivor Tocantins, shares a child with her significant other named Eriq Michael George. She is likewise the stepmother of George's first child, Jaire David, who he had with his school sweetheart, Angel Wood. The couple has composed a book together called Married: Building a Loving, Powerful Life Together.
|Birth Date:||24 Sep, 1973|
|Occupations:||American football player|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||Ohio State University|