This will be a fun exercise. We often tell our new recruits that Speech competitors, whether they compete in interp or extemp, end up in a variety of career fields.
If you know of a NFL Finalist - give their name, event, year they made the Stage, and what are they up to these days? Where do they live? What do they do for a living? Are they still involved with Speech?
Nelson Ellis -Thornridge HS (Dolton, IL); 1996 NFL Duo National Champion; Professional Actor - stars in the show as Lafayette in True Blood. He has been in countless movies including "The Help". (imdb.com) He attended the same high School as Jane Lynch (Glee). Jane was also on her speech team, briefly.