NFL Tackle Joe Barksdale Discovers Music, Hendrix, and an Intense Devotion to Guitar
This past season, the NFL devoted one week of its 2017 schedule to a campaign called “My Cause, My Cleats.” Among other events, the endeavor involved having hundreds of players take the field for their games in specially designed, custom-made shoes that reflected a cause and organization close to their hearts. Which is how Los Angeles Chargers offensive tackl...
Mental illness is often a taboo subject in the African-American community, especially when it comes discussing the issue in regards to black males. The National Alliance of Mental Health states that in the past year, African-Americans were diagnosed with a form of mental illness nearly half as much as any other race. NFL offensive tackle Joe Barksdale is in that number.
When he’s not chasing his goal of becoming a Hall of Fame right tackle in the NFL, Los Angeles Chargers starting right tackle Joe Barksdale is looking to climb the music charts with his recently released blues-rock album. - Read Article