August 13, 2022


Legal With Effect

Legal Aid Society Announces Eddie George as Speaker for April 6 event

Eddie George, football coach at Tennessee State University, is the speaker at the Legal Aid Society’s annual Breakfast of Champions virtual event, scheduled at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6. 

Legal Aid Society is Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm.

Breakfast of Champions is held annually in conjunction with Legal Aid Society’s Campaign for Equal Justice, supporting the firm’s mission. This year’s campaign has a fundraising goal of $870,000. RVSP for the event at

George, who is also a former Tennessee Titans running back, will speak about how advocacy helped him overcome the adversity he faced throughout his childhood, as well as the importance of being an advocate for others.

His professional achievements include winning the NFL Rookie of the Year award in 1996, making the Pro Bowl four consecutive years (1997–2000) and assisting the Titans to an appearance in Super Bowl XXXIV.