Former Green Bay Packers linebacker to host book signing, December 27

December 18, 2014

  FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Dr. George E. Koonce Jr., vice president for advancement at Marian and former Green Bay Packers linebacker, will be hosting a book signing for his new book, Is there Life after Football? Surviving the NFL, on Saturday, December 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Packers Pro Shop, located at 2230 S. Ashland Avenue in Green Bay. 

Koonce, in collaboration with researchers Dr. James Holstein and Dr. Richard Jones, writes about life both in and after the NFL to paint a vivid portrait of what happens when players are thrust into the real world after devoting their entire lives to the game they love. 

Is There Life After Football? Surviving the NFL will be available for purchase at the Packers Pro Shop and will also be available for purchase online from NYU Press at http://nyupress.org/books/9781479862863/.