Vanderbilt alum Jay Cutler has a brand new job, and a brand new enterprise companion.
The previous Denver Broncos, Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins quarterback is the brand new chief design officer of Nashville-based digital media and life-style firm Outsider.com, which was based with Shannon Terry, the creator of Rivals.com, 247Sports and On3.com.
“Clearly, Jay has many abilities, however people who know him will inform you that he’s a inventive savant,” Terry mentioned in a launch. “He led the efforts to develop the Outsider mark and model mission and is now making a portfolio of merchandise which can be constructed from the bottom up, with the best high quality of supplies and craftsmanship.”
Cutler’s obligations for Outsider embody increasing the corporate’s life-style division and dealing towards the discharge of a full line of Outsider life-style merchandise. He additionally designed hats to be bought in Outsider’s life-style retailer.
Outsider has a attain of twenty-two million customers and greater than seven million followers throughout its social media channels, based on the discharge.
Cutler launched CUTS final 12 months, a contemporary meat subscription field service with pal Pat LaFrieda, and he began a podcast sequence final August, Uncut with Jay Cutler, the place he interviews buddies, professional athletes and different celebrities as they focus on sports activities, meals, leisure, politics and different matters.
In 4 seasons at Vanderbilt, Cutler threw for 8,697 yards and 59 touchdowns. He was named a primary crew freshman All-SEC choice by the Related Press in 2002 and was the SEC Offensive Participant of the 12 months and a primary crew All-SEC choice in 2005.
Drafted eleventh total by the Denver Broncos in 2006, Cutler went on to have a 12-year NFL profession with the Broncos, Bears and Dolphins. He accomplished 62 % of his passes for 35,133 yards and 227 touchdowns and made one Professional Bowl in 2008.
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