Chris Rix is one of our newest clients at Football Speakers.com. Chris discusses what it takes to be successful as a collegiate quarterback, as well as handling a career as a sports trainer and broadcaster.
Chris played for Florida State University where he became the first four-year starter at quarterback under Bobby Bowden. Despite missing nearly his entire senior season due to a severe ankle injury, Chris ranks second in FSU history in passing yardage, attempts, completions and touchdowns thrown. Chris also graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and a minor in Communications. Following his college career, Chris went on to the NFL where he spent time with the San Diego Chargers before starting his career in broadcasting.
Chris played football, baseball and basketball at Bishop Amat Memorial High School as well as Santa Margarita Catholic High School. In high school, Chris received All-American honors and was named the Nike Camp MVP in Los Angeles. He was also selected to Team California where as a captain; he started at quarterback and helped lead California to a victory over Florida in CaliFlorida Bowl 1.
After his career ended, Rix became the founder and president of the Champion Training Academy, LLC. This organization is designed to train and coach young quarterbacks. He also signed with College Sports TV, a division of CBS, in July 2006. Here he will work as a t.v. analyst, covering college football games. He was also recently the sideline reporter for FOX Sports during the NFL game between the San Diego Chargers and the Arizona Cardinals (December 31, 2006).