The Shark Effect


Mark McMillian | The Ultimate Underdog Story

Season 1, Ep. 6

Mark played 8 seasons in the NFL (Eagles, Saints, 49ers & Redskins) despite only being 5'8" and 150 lbs. He didn't star playing until his senior year in HSMark has had a incredible journey of overcoming adversity and teaching people to never judge a book by its cover.


10:27-11:20 Getting cut from pee-wee football

14:16-16:00 Football in HS

16:04-24:13 Playing football at Bama

28:20-33:50 Success on and off the field

34:40-38:45 Blitz period

What you will learn:

-A mindframe that will help you overcome you limitations.

-How to use relationships to help guide you and motivate you to reach your goals.

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