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Former TCU Football Player Turns Down NFL (VIDEO)

Former TCU football kicker Jaden Oberkrom made it to the NFL, but then decided to retire before ever playing in a game. He is now running his own business -- a kicking academy. (NBC5)


Ex-TCU Player & High School Boys Go Into the Kicking Business

ARLINGTON -- The sound of leather on leather as the football is kicked up and good is very familiar to Jaden Oberkrom.

Now, though, one of the Big 12's all-time best kickers isn't the one blasting the ball through the uprights.

"I feel like I don't work. I'm getting paid to help kids get better at kicking," Oberkrom said.... read more (CW33)


 Jaden Oberkrom working with Oakridge students to help promote his newly-founded business.

Jaden Oberkrom working with Oakridge students to help promote his newly-founded business.

Former TCU kicker forgoes the NFL to launch kicking academy

Former TCU kicker Jaden Oberkrom gives up his NFL career before it started because he decided to follow his passion and coach kids to become better kickers. But building a business takes skills and he wasn't familiar with. So he took a second big risk - hiring a group of five high school students to create a comprehensive marketing plan for him... read more (WFAA)