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Chris Spielman        

Former All-Star Linebacker, Special Assistant for the Detroit Lions & Breast Cancer Awareness Advocate

Chris Spielman is an All-Star linebacker from Massillon Ohio. He was a 2 time All American for The Ohio State University Buckeyes. Spielman played 11 years in the NFL for the Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, and the Cleveland Browns. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009.

Currently, Spielman is a Special Assistant for the Detroit Lions, a Professional Speaker and his most important role besides being a father of 4, is that of a Cancer Warrior – Spielman continues the fight that he and Stefanie started together shortly after her first diagnosis. He found his biggest opponent to be off the field.

In 2013, Spielman married Carrie Yocom, who brought 2 daughters to the family, Kendra and Gina.

Spielman is an advocate of faith, family, and community – and he lives it daily in that order.


Chris Spielman to join Lions front office as Special Assistant
Spielman spent eight years with the Lions after they selected him in the second round of the 1988 draft, and he led the team to NFC North (then Central) division  ...

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