Tommy Wilcox Talks Life, Football, and Outdoors
Tommy Wilcox joined The Gary Harris Show to discuss his playing career at Alabama and what he's been up to lately with his outdoors show - The Tommy Wilcox Outdoors Show.
"I've been blessed so much, man," Wilcox said. "Stuff like that really doesn't... I don't think about any of that stuff. I've been blessed to get to do something I love doing and helping people that are less fortune, making wishes come true for kids that have cancer and stuff like that. I don't lose any sleep over all of that football stuff, that's long gone."
Wilcox's show has been on the air for 17 years. But he first made his name playing under Paul "Bear" Bryant and was named SEC Freshman of the Year in 1979, 3-time All-SEC defender and two-time All-American.
During the conversation Wilcox discussed his NFL aspirations, his thoughts on still not being in the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, the success of his show, switching to the defensive side of the ball when he got to Tuscaloosa, how he almost quit football altogether and much more.
"It was a time where you really had to suck it up and fight through it," Wilcox said on his early days with Alabama football. "If you didn't have a little 'UHF' in you, and you know a lot of kids didn't make it. But it made me the person I am today, so I don't regret any of it now."
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