Drawing upon his wide-ranging experiences growing up abroad, playing in the NFL, and becoming a father and husband, Will advocates for a sustainable and healthy approach to food.
A two-time selection to the USA Today’s "All-Joe" team honoring the NFL's hardest-working players, Will Witherspoon joined the St.Louis Rams as a free agent in 2006. He was a Rams' team captain for two seasons and was voted the team's most valuable player in 2007. He has played for the Carolina Panthers, St. Louis Rams, Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans. In the NFL, Will was known for more than his skills on the field. He routinely went above and beyond for his community and for his fans by doing a variety of charity work. Will retired from the NFL in 2014 and became the St. Louis Rams sideline reporter for 101 ESPN Radio St. Louis WXOS and the Rams Radio Network. He is also the owner of Shire Gate Farms in Owensville, MO, which has become the industry's highest standard of humanely raised, antibiotic and hormone free, natural grass-fed beef.
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