Greg visited Ellen Tailor on the Fitz in the Morning Show on 100.7 The Wolf. Greg played a friendly little game of “Name That Tune” with Indianapolis Colt and Western Washington alumni, Matt Overton. Who will win it all? Will the Hawks come out on top or will the Colts repeat their win from Week 5 of last season? Check it out on EllenTailor.com.Read More
The Seahawks announced today that DT Greg Scruggs and other Seahawks officials will visit Joint Base Lewis-McChord to help present a check for $20,000. Fans of the Seahawks finished the season with the most votes in the USAA’s “Million Fan Salute” online contest, earning substantial awards for the local military.
The Seahawks were one of five NFL teams to earn rewards for their local military communities as part of USAA’s “Million Fan Salute”, a season-long military appreciation program that enabled NFL fans to salute U.S. military for the 2013-14 NFL season online at www.millionfansalute.com. Fans of Denver, Green Bay, Minnesota and Tampa Bay also earned rewards for their leading military appreciation efforts. Past rewards have included athletic field refurbishment, athletic equipment and support for fitness programs.
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Super Bowl XLVIII is going to be the first since 2007 without a participant from Ohio State, but the Buckeye State has a few ties to the big game.
For the Seahawks, head coach Pete Carroll is a California native who remade his reputation as head coach of USC, but he spent a year as an assistant for Earle Bruce at Ohio State in 1979.
Tailback Spencer Ware, who is on Injured Reserve, was a quarterback and baseball player at Cincinnati Princeton before going to LSU. Ohio University wide receiver Phil Bates is on the practice squad and defensive end Greg Scruggs, a Cincinnati St. Xavier product who played collegiately at Louisville, is on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
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Check out Greg’s appearance as a guest correspondent for the Real Rob Report. The Real Rob Report was started by Pro Bowl fullback Michael Robinson and gives viewers an exclusive behind the scenes look at the real world of sports and entertainment. Watch as Greg does a Real Rob Report takeover and turns the camera around on Mike Rob, interviews Kam Chancellor and tries to get Marshawn Lynch on camera in a Real Rob Report segment known as Messin’ with Marshawn!
Seattle Seahawks spent some of their time off the field visiting Seahurst Elementary students the week leading up to winter break. Seahawks mascot Blitz also came along.
At a school assembly, Seahawks defensive lineman Greg Scruggs spoke to students about eating healthy, staying active, working hard in school and being kind to others.
“Whatever it is you want to do, make sure you love it and always give 100 percent,” Scruggs told students. “And remember, everything starts with an education.”
During the assembly, a few students asked Scruggs questions about being a professional football player. Sixth-grade student Seutnik Nhem challenged Scruggs to a friendly push-up competition. Seutnik beat Scruggs, 65 to 50.
After the assembly, Scruggs stayed to play at a special recess for students elected by their peers for demonstrating kindness and respect for all.
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Defensive lineman Greg Scruggs of the Seattle Seahawks spoke to students at Winton Hills Academy.
“I made a special effort to be here today to be able to share with these kids my story, my journey and really give them some light at the end of the tunnel. Let them know you can do whatever you want to do as long as you put young mind to it. Regardless of the circumstances, there are no restrictions to your ceiling,” said Scruggs.
Scruggs says he feels he is here for a purpose and that the NFL is a platform for him to teach kids to avoid life-changing mistakes.
Scruggs grew up in Winton Place.
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Cancer patients Rachel Henley visited the Seahawks on Friday through an effort spearheaded by rookie defensive tackle Greg Scruggs.
Henley began a Twitter effort to be adopted by the Seahawks after seeing a story about the Oklahoma City Thunder adopting a cancer patient.
“I just tweeted, ‘I wish the Seahawks would take me in,’ ” she said. “Then my friends started this hash tag on Twitter (#SeahawksMeetRachel) and it started trending. It just turned into this whole thing and I was really surprised by it.
Rookie defensive tackle Greg Scruggs caught wind of her effort early in the process and gave it wings.
“It came across me on Twitter. I saw it hadn’t gotten much response. I’m in a position to do something about it, so I just took it upon myself to try and do my best to see to it that it happened,” Scruggs said.
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