About Tackle Skills

Bob L. Whitfield III, the founder of Tackle Skills, exemplifies a proven reputation for excellence, creativity, and foresight. With over 20 years of experience in sports and entertainment, Bob has delivered superior leadership in his entrepreneurial ambitions that display his commitment for operational growth and financial success in entertainment and lifestyle industries. Bob joined the NFL as the Falcons’ first‐round draft choice in 1992. He played in 211 games over 15 NFL seasons with the Atlanta Falcons (12), Jacksonville Jaguars(1), and the New York Giants(2). Whitfield, a 1999 Pro Bowl’er, was a fixture on the Falcons offensive line that finished 14‐2 in the regular season. The team went on to upset the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game and advance to Super Bowl XXXIII. Whitfield attended Stanford University, where he was a consensus All-­America student-­athlete in his junior season. Although he made an early draft departure, Bob returned to the university to complete a Bachelors Degree of Arts in Economics in 2012. He was inducted in the Stanford Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.