Friday’s episode of “Forever B1G” profiles Michigan’s Drew Henson and Wisconsin’s Trent Jackson in our latest look at two former Big Ten stars who pursued careers once their playing days ended. Learn more about them both from a portion of the show in this post, and then tune in tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET to see the entire program.
Henson was Michigan ‘s quarterback from 1998 to 2000 and as a standout baseball player who left Michigan to sign with the New York Yankees. He wound up playing in both the NFL and in Major League Baseball. He is currently the hitting coach for the rookie ball Gulf Coast Yankees.
Trent Jackson, a second-team All-Big Ten guard for the Badgers and two-time team MVP, went on to play overseas. He is the founder and CEO of Rough Sportswear, based in Madison.
Watch clips from previous shows below, and find the latest full episodes on BTN2Go.com.
Indiana’s A.J. Guyton and Northwestern’s Darnell Autry
Michigan State’s Maurice Ager and Minnesota’s Mike Hohensee
Michigan State’s Tony Mandarich and Ohio State’s Brad Sellers
Iowa’s Quinn Early and Michigan’s Jon Runyan
Penn State’s D.J. Dozier and Minnesota’s Willie Burton