PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Eddie George was too busy charging through defenses as an NFL running back to stop and inspect the stadium turf. Now retired, he’s turning a critical eye to home building and design as a judge on a new reality television show.
George joins designer Nate Berkus and interior decorator Monica Pedersen on “American Dream Builders” debuting March 23 on NBC.
For George, the show is a chance to make use of his college degree, having majored in landscape architecture at Ohio State University, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1995. He jokes that he had no one to discuss his passion with during his nine-year career playing for the Tennessee Titans and Dallas Cowboys.