Inside the NFL to Feature Interview with JaMarcus Russell and John Lucas

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Russell works to recondition and reenergize career

"From the day I met Mr. Lucas, I knew that God had sent me an Angel. He has helped prepare me for the next chapter in the book of Russell."

Inside the NFL on Showtime travels to Houston, TX this week for an in depth interview with JaMarcus Russell and John Lucas- Wednesday, October 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

JaMarcus Russell and John Lucas join host Josina Anderson on air/in his apartment in Houston to discuss his time in the John Lucas Enterprises Athletes After Care Program, in which Russell became a part of on August 13, 2010. Discussions range from Russell ardently working to maintain the positive attitude and proper mindset it takes to be successful in the NFL and to the strict regimen that Lucas has instituted for his preparation to reemerge as a successful NFL Quarterback.

Russell talks about his rise to prominence as the first overall pick in the 2007 draft, his much storied 3 year stint with the Oakland Raiders and his current travels to Houston. He joined John Lucas to participate in the Life Skills program designed to put Russell back where he belongs, under center, leading a successful NFL franchise.

“The day that I met Mr. Lucas, I knew that God had sent me an angel. From the moment John set out to work with me I knew it was the missing link I needed to accept my role as a leader and ultimately a student of life and the game I love. Football is more than a passion for me and through this program I’ve realized and accepted that I’m 100% accountable for the choices I’ve made and with the proper mindset and dedication to my craft that I’m headed in the right direction. I’m ready for the next chapter in the Book of Russell,” Russell said.

Russell and Lucas share more than a working relationship. Both were Number 1 draft picks in their respective sports and both spent time in the Bay Area, among numerous other similarities. Russell currently works with several members of John Lucas Enterprises ranging from a dietician, strength and conditioning coach and a quarterback coach. Russell has given over complete control of the process and has grasped all the opportunities to experience his potential that he has been offered.

“I am committed to JaMarcus for the duration of his career. He has been nothing but worthy of an opportunity with another team from the moment we joined forces. Each of the programs and itineraries I’ve instituted has been to create a positive environment for JaMarcus. He has been nothing but eager to use these to become a better man and to accept his position as a role model to today’s youth,” Lucas said. “JaMarcus is ready to move forward and to take on the next chapter in his career.”

For more information on the Athletes After Care Program, visit http://www.johnlucasresources.com.

To follow JaMarcus on Twitter visit twitter.com/RealJRock2

John Lucas Enterprises
John H. Lucas; Founder

Athletes After Care
Player Development
Pros
College
Elite Middle School
Elite High School
Camps/Clinics
Tournaments
Coach Development
Books and Publications
Speaking Engagements
STAND Youth Programs
“Students Taking Action, Not Drugs”

John Lucas Enterprises
Athletes After Care Program: Since 1986 John Lucas has operated the Houston-based Athletes After Care Program, a substance abuse recovery program for athletes that include assessment, testing, treatment, a rigorous physical fitness program, and an after-care program of counselors in cities with NBA and NFL teams. JLE proudly provides a holistic approach of the necessary professional services and life coaching skills and is renowned for the successful rehabilitative work done with professional athletes, celebrities and public figures who find themselves dependent on substances and not suited for optimum performance in their field.

2800 Post Oak Blvd #3200
Houston, TX 77456
713-540-9407
jlucas(at)mail(dot)org
http://www.johnlucasresources.com

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