The Mentality Of A Linebacker:What It Takes To Play The Toughest Position In The Game of Football<br />Sean Suslowicz<br /...
LINEBACKER <br />The position of Linebacker is the most physically demanding position on the football field<br />Linebacke...
Ray Lewis #52<br />52<br />
G.O.A.T<br />Ray Lewis <br />Stats 15 Year Pro<br />Played in 210 games and made 1,898 tackles<br />38.5 Sacks as a middle...
Terrell “T-Sizzle” Suggs #55<br />Sizzle<br />
THE FUTURE<br />Terrell Suggs Stats: 8 Year NFL PRO<br />Played in 125 games and has made 496 Tackles and 5 Interceptions<...
RAVENS DEFENSE<br />Ravens Defense<br />
LEADERSHIP<br />Being a linebacker isn’t for everyone, I feel that you have to be a born leader to play the position<br />...
THE AFFECT ON MY PLAYING CAREER<br />These players influenced me to be a better player.<br />They influenced me to work ou...
Leadership Pays OffAfter Hard Work<br />
Bibliography<br />http://www.baltimoreravens.com/News/Articles/2010/09/Lewis_Still_Ravens_Heartbeat.aspx<br />http://www.b...
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  1. 1. The Mentality Of A Linebacker:What It Takes To Play The Toughest Position In The Game of Football<br />Sean Suslowicz<br />Sports and Society<br />Professor Savitz<br />April 6, 2011<br />
  2. 2. LINEBACKER <br />The position of Linebacker is the most physically demanding position on the football field<br />Linebacker is usually the quarterback of the defense, the linebacker communicates with the coaches on the field and calls the plays to the defense<br />There are 4-3 LB’s and 3-4 LB’s<br />Linebackers show and provide leadership when the team needs them the most<br />
  3. 3. Ray Lewis #52<br />52<br />
  4. 4. G.O.A.T<br />Ray Lewis <br />Stats 15 Year Pro<br />Played in 210 games and made 1,898 tackles<br />38.5 Sacks as a middle linebacker<br />30 Interceptions for 499 yards and 4 touchdowns<br />1st Ballot Hall Of Fame when he decides to retire<br />
  5. 5. Terrell “T-Sizzle” Suggs #55<br />Sizzle<br />
  6. 6. THE FUTURE<br />Terrell Suggs Stats: 8 Year NFL PRO<br />Played in 125 games and has made 496 Tackles and 5 Interceptions<br />Most Dominant 3-4 Outside Linebacker In the NFL<br />Suggs will take over the leadership of the defense when Ray Lewis retires<br />
  7. 7. RAVENS DEFENSE<br />Ravens Defense<br />
  8. 8. LEADERSHIP<br />Being a linebacker isn’t for everyone, I feel that you have to be a born leader to play the position<br />People look to you when times are tough<br />The leadership you learn in football will help you in the game of life<br />
  9. 9. THE AFFECT ON MY PLAYING CAREER<br />These players influenced me to be a better player.<br />They influenced me to work out harder, to run more and to eat right<br />Ray Lewis is my idol on and off the field. I would like to say that I tried to play like him every time I took the field.<br />I studied their leadership skills and applied it to my own and that helped me become a captain and a two time champion along with numerous awards<br />I have been nominated for the New England Football League Hall Of Fame for the class of 2011 and I feel like that I owe something to these guys for showing me how to play with PASSION and how to be a LEADER to a group of men<br />
  10. 10. Leadership Pays OffAfter Hard Work<br />
  11. 11. Bibliography<br />http://www.baltimoreravens.com/News/Articles/2010/09/Lewis_Still_Ravens_Heartbeat.aspx<br />http://www.baltimoreravens.com/News/Articles/2010/09/Byrne_Identity_-_Insider_Reaction_To_Rays_Speech.aspx<br />

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