Profile of a Christian Athlete: Matthew Slater

Matthew Wilson Slater, the son of Hall of Fame offensive tackle Jackie Slater, was born on September 9, 1985 in Baldwin Park, CA.  After a high school career where he excelled in track and football, Matthew went on to the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) where he spent time at wide receiver and defensive back. Where Slater... Continue Reading →

Profile of a Christian athlete: Derek Carr

On June 22, 2017 Derek Carr became one of the richest players in the NFL when he signed a 5-year $125 million contract extension with the Oakland Raiders.  The deal surpassed the previous record amount per year that had been signed by Andrew Luck last season.  The record-breaking contract came on the heels of an MVP-caliber season... Continue Reading →

Profile of a Christian athlete: Drew Brees

In 2016 New Orleans Saints' quarterback Drew Brees set a NFL record with his fifth season passing for over 5,000 yards, having previously hit the mark in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013.  Already the owner of seven other passing records, Brees' 2016 season further cemented his status as a future first-ballot Hall of Famer.  Over the course of... Continue Reading →

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