Dec. 15, 2010
Go Bowling with the Hawkeyes!
As always, friends of the University of Iowa and fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes are invited to follow the Hawkeyes to the Valley of the Sun for their game against the Missouri Tigers in the 2010 Insight Bowl.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Former Iowa football players Aaron Kampman and Andre Tippett were tabbed Insightful Players by Insightful Players, LLC.
The Insighful Player team members are individuals that believed in themselves and relentlessly pursued their most far-reaching dreams, which resulted in a career in the National Football League.
The InsightfulPlayer.com website features the inspirational stories of 30 current and former NFL players, each of whom overcame great obstacles and hardships to become not just fine athletes, but through their values and their life experiences, became extraordinary individuals that serve as an inspiration to us all.
Kampman was a four-year lettewinner for the Hawkeyes, suiting up in the Black and Gold from 1998-2001. As a senior, Kampman was honored as a First Team all-Big Ten selection, while also earning First Team Academic all-America honors.
Tippett, an Iowa and NFL Hall of Famer, was the first consensus all-American for former UI head coach Hayden Fry. Tippett, who lettered for the Hawkeyes from 1979-81, was a two-time First Team all-Big Ten selection. He was also named a defensive end on Iowa's all-time football team.
Along with Kampman and Tippett, Insightful Players include: Rashied Davis (Chicago Bears), Jerricho Cotchery (New York Jets), Steve Grogan (New England Patriots), Roger Staubach (Dallas Cowboys), Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) and Jason McCourty (Tennessee Titans) among others.
Insightful Player recognizes current and former NFL players who are persons of integrity, all who share the common goal of spreading their personal message of hope, for the sole purpose of lifting the spirits of all, particularly children.