Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's 'out there' for today – Thursday, March 12 – about your Seattle Seahawks:
Hawk Talk: Featuring Ben Obomanu
Last month, 45 students from Franklin High School gathered in the school's library to listen in on a panel discussion. The students listened intently to the panel's emcee as Seahawks Executive Producer Nasser Kyobe interviewed Seahawks Legends Michael Bumpus, Ben Obomanu, and Paul Johns.
The topic of the panel discussion was African American History and Black History Month, which was centered around an African American History course titled, 306: African American History Course, taught at the school. The library of students and staff were also joined by students from Cleveland High School who were engaged remotely.
After reviewing topics in the panel discussion ranging from the importance of diversity to overcoming obstacles, Bumpus and Obomanu recorded a 'throwback' episode of Seahawks podcast series 'Hawk Talk,' to talk about Obomanu's NFL career Don't miss a minute of this special-edition episode by listening to the podcast below.
Obomanu, a former wide receiver, was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He shared the receiver's room with Bumpus in 2008 when Michael was signed as an undrafted free agent.
Developed in collaboration with Dr. Clayborne Carson, professor of history at Stanford University, and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, 306 - African-American History pays homage to the significance of 306 in African American history. From the Harlem artists collective "Group 306" to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s preferred room, number 306, in the Lorraine Motel in Memphis where he was assassinated in 1968, the term "306" represents themes of creativity, strength, grit, and determination that have characterized the African-American journey. EVERFI has committed to reawakening that journey by transforming the way that African-American history is taught in schools today.
The Seahawks have helped support the implementation of the course in multiple high schools across the region.
Social Post Of The Day
Today's 'Social Post of the Day' comes from Seahawks guard D.J. Fluker, as he shares another workout video via Twitter of his offseason training.
More From Around The Web
Seahawks.com's John Boyle writes up a story on the Seahawks announcing a few changes to the coaching staff for the 2020 season.
Brandon Gustafson from 710 ESPN Seattle recaps Brock and Salk's discussion of how the Seahawks should attack free agency.
Take a look behind-the-scenes at the Seahawks coaching and scouting staff at the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine.