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Thursday Round-Up: Bobby Wagner Joins KIRO Nights

Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner talked about his plans after football and more on KIRO Radio.


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​Bobby Wagner On KIRO Nights

Seahawks All-Pro middle linebacker Bobby Wagner was an in-studio guest Wednesday evening on KIRO Radio with hosts Gee Scott and Zak Burns. In a 40-minute interview, Wagner talked about life after football, lessons he's learned in the NFL and more. Here are some highlights from the full interview you can listen to here:

Have you started to brainstorm what you're going to do after football?

"I have some ideas. During my offseason I like to try to go and visit business places to learn how they started their businesses and learn how they got going. I kind of put myself in that type of environment. I feel like I'm looking into kind of going back to school. A lot of these schools offer four-day programs. Stanford offers a four-day program, I think Harvard offers like a four-day business program. So I'm looking into things like that to kind of participate in to help you learn and network."

What is it like being a dad?

"It's amazing man, I love kids, I really do. My sister had some kids when she was growing up and I had a lot of kids (around me). I have a daughter and she's my world and she's definitely a blessing. I never really speak about her too often to the media or kind of put her out there that much because I want to try to have her have as normal of a life as possible. I'm a protective dad and I want to protect her the best way I can but her personality is making it very hard to do that because she's very outspoken."

What's a year you wish you could do over and why?

"I do personally feel like I would not go back and change any year because I wouldn't be where I am today. I think a lot of people grow from the challenges that they have in their life and things of that nature, but I will say that the year I would go back and try to change my mental and appreciation for something would probably be the year my mom passed. I would go back —and knowing what I know now and inevitably what happened — and appreciate her a lot more than I thought I was. I would try to appreciate her a little bit more because sometimes you take things for granted when you think you know you're going to have them forever. And you don't appreciate them as much as you should when you have them. That was a tough lesson to learn but I appreciate everybody in my life a lot more now because you never know when they're going to be taken away from you."

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