Vice President Sports & Entertainment - JOHN BOOTY
Born in a place called Deberry, Texas in 1965 and attended Carthage Independent School District in Carthage, Texas. A 2 year Varsity Football player (Sr. Honors 1st Team All District & All Cypress Valley); Four year Track Athlete & One year Senior Varsity Basketball Player (Honorable Mention in District); Co-recipient of TV Production Student of the year; Senior Class Favorite; Graduated Carthage High School, 1984. Received Football Scholarship & attended Cisco Junior College & was named National Junior College All America and All Conference Defensive Back in 1985. Transferred to Texas Christian University on a Football Scholarship in 1986. Had 2 solid seasons at TCU in 86 & 87.
Drafted by the New York Jets in the 10th Round of the National Football League 1988 Draft. Played 8 years in the NFL for the Jets, Eagles, Cardinals, Giants & Buccaneers(1988-1995). In May of 1998, Earned HIS B.S. in Speech/Communication at Texas Christian University
John is VP of GCI's Sports and Entertainment Division and is also an NFL Analyst at WJLA - ABC 7.
Officer, Secretary of the National Football League Former Players Organization, Washington, DC Chapter.
Co-founder/Partner (Digital Media Trading Card Company) FANTAPPER
Active in Community Outreach locally & Nationally
Coach/Player of the Congreesional Flag Football Team "Mean Machine"(2007-present)
14 years after playing in the NFL, still active as a member of the NFLPA & NFL Alumni.
NFL Career Stats:
3 years with NY Jets; 2 years with Eagles; 1 with Cardinals;1 with NY Giants; 1 Buccaneers
Games Played: 102
Games Started: 37
Career Interceptions: 14
Career Sacks: 4
Receptions: 1 for 48 yards (Playing for Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers 1995)
Block Punts: 1 (1988 playing for NY Jets vs. Pittsburgh Steelers)
Kick Return: 1 for 11 yards (1992 playing for the Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins)