Hamza Abdullah: Come Follow Me: A Memoir. The NFL. A Transition. A Challenge. A Change.

Hamza Abdullah: Come Follow Me: A Memoir. The NFL. A Transition. A Challenge. A Change.

by Hamza Abdullah

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998112916
Publisher: Abdullah Bros Books
Publication date: 01/24/2017
Series: Come Follow Me Series , #1
Pages: 238
Sales rank: 939,869
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Hamza Abdullah is a graduate of Washington State University and retired NFL player. After retirement, Hamza dedicated his life to serving others. He is a motivational speaker, sports enthusiast, and avid reader who strives to live by the words, "Want for your brother what you want for yourself." Hamza has been featured and interviewed on numerous news outlets, including CNN's Newsroom, ESPN's Outside the Lines and NBC's Rock Center. He currently resides with his wife and four children in Dallas, TX.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Come Follow Me

PART ONE
LIFE IS ABOUT TRANSITION

1. Transition?
2. Chino
3. 100
4. Football Phobia
5. Football Booty
6. The Birth of an NFL Career
7. "Pops" Warner
8. Combine Correctional Facility
9. Draft Doubt
10. Mr. Abdullah
11. Welcome to the NFL
12. Pinky Swear
13. Workouts with Wifey
14. Denver
15. No Insurance
16. The Holy City of Cleveland
17. The Call
18. Running on Fumes
19. My Time
20. Money Time
21. Practice makes Permanent
22. Hajj
23. Why Are You Here?
24. Return of the Muslims
25. Wake Up
26. I Know Exactly What to Do
27. Coach Abdullah
28. Making the Game Safer
29. Post-Career Playbook
30. CTE
31. Fit to Play Football
32. Don't do This
33. The Last Yard
34. Twitter Tirade


PART TWO
I AM NOT ALONE

35. Ummie Knows Best
36. Mike & Mike & Motivation
37. Randy: Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver
38. Kevin: Minnesota Vikings Linebacker
39. Darwin: Seattle Seahawks Safety
40. Reggie: Indianapolis Colts Defensive End
41. Charles: Cleveland Browns Tight End
42. Patrick: Miami Dolphins Running Back
43. Travis: San Francisco 49ers Offensive Lineman
44. DeJuan: Chicago Bears Wide Receiver
45. Sean: Buffalo Bills Quarterback
46. Ramone: Dallas Cowboys Cornerback


PART THREE
LETTING GO, NOT GIVING UP

47. Lessons Learned
48. Retirement
49. The Talk II
50. Suicide
51. Look Up
52. Forgiveness
53. Abu Shante
54. Concussions
55. Military Minded
56. Words of Wisdom

CONCLUSION
Concluding Thoughts

MY TRANSITION IN SEVEN STEPS: WORKBOOK

Step One: Officially Retire...............................................
Step Two: Take a Break..................................................
Step Three: Create a Transition Plan....................................
Step Four: Get a Mentor...................................................
Step Five: Evaluate Your Overall Health................................
Step Six: Control Your Circle.............................................
Step Seven: Write a Goodbye Letter.....................................
Step Activities..............................................................................

MY GOODBYE LETTER TO THE NFL
Dear NFL

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