Eddie George's hard work didn't end with his final NFL snap in 2004. He shifted his career focus from football to acting. After strong performances on the Nashville theater scene, George was cast as Billy Flynn in Chicago for a run on Broadway from Jan. 11 to Feb. 28.

"I wouldn't say anything different," George says about his preparation for acting versus football. "I think it's a different venue, a different craft but the same rules apply. And I've taken the things I've learned from the football field that I had great success in to the stage: the work ethic, paying attention to detail. To me, getting to Broadway was a huge success in my life, to say, 'OK, I'm going from the football field to a Broadway stage.' I played the Super Bowl and I played the Super Bowl in acting eight times a week. And hopefully, that won't be my last time."

George talked to ThePostGame from the Russell Athletic "Team On" brand activation at the end of July in New Jersey. George recently became a spokesperson for the company.

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