Topics: Leadership, Teamwork, Customer Service
- From the Locker Room to The Board Room
- Facing the Challenge
In 1973, Drew rose from a free agent to earn for the Dallas Cowboys career records of 489 receptions and 7822 receiving yards. Named one of the Top 20 Pro Football All-Time Leading Receivers, he was also recognized for his achievements by being named to the 1970's NFL Hall of Fame's All-Decade Team. A three time NFL Pro and Pro Bowl Player in 1974, 1976, and 1977, Drew led the National Football Conference in pass receptions in 1976 with 58. A team leader, he served as offensive captain in 1977, 1978, 1982, and 1983. He was on the Dallas Cowboys’ Super Bowl X, XII and XIII teams. In 1980, the Cowboys selected Drew as their nominee for NFL Man of the Year. Pearson is known around the NFL as "Mr. Clutch" because of his numerous clutch catches in game winning situations.
Since his retirement in 1983, Pearson has done extensive work as a radio and TV sports broadcaster including color commentating for CBS television's broadcasts on the NFL and providing expert analysis for Home Box Office (HBO). He is currently hosting the KLOV Dallas Cowboys post game show and he has a Saturday morning program with ESPN.
Drew also founded Drew Pearson Enterprises, which has become one of the nations’ most respected sporting goods concerns, specializing in licensed headwear.
Combining his success “from the locker room to the board room” Drew’s keynote topics include teamwork, leadership and sales.