Eddie George joins Fisk’s board
By: The Associated Press
The Messenger 06.04.08 NASHVILLE (AP) — Eddie George, a former star running back with the Tennessee Titans, is a new member of the Fisk University board of trustees. “Fisk University is a local and national treasure,” George said in a news release Tuesday announcing his selection. “The university has long prepared young men and women to affect positive change in their communities. I am proud to serve as a member of its board of trustees.” George has a degree in landscape architecture from Ohio State University, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1995. He played for the Titans from 1996 to 2003 and finished his NFL career as a Dallas Cowboy for one season. Fisk is a private, historically black, liberal arts university.