An upscale luxury experience, Ballers & Bow Ties harnesses the majestic influences of sports, entertainment and corporate excellence to introduce the greater community to Tackles of Life, LLC.

Atlanta, GA – On Saturday, November 15, 2014, the wait is over. Just like fine wine, success gets better with time.  The Ballers & Bow Ties event presents a celebration and launch of greatness that was a long time coming.  Retired NFL Offensive Tackle Robert Hicks will catapult the launch of his new venture Tackles of Life, LLC.  Tackles of Life focuses on the development, training and mentoring of youth who desire to excel at the offensive tackle football position.   Known as one of the most intelligent positions in football, tackles must be mentally and physically sharp.  Tackles of Life will prepare young men for one of the toughest positions of the game while also preparing them for the all-encompassing thing called LIFE.

Donned in bow ties, invited celebrity guests:  NFL Great Flozell Adams, NFL Great Greg Favors, Marketing Guru Cardinal Cowboy, NFL Great Eric Matthews, NFL Great Randy Thomas, Legendary Rap Artist Raheem the Dream, NFL Great Patrick Sapp, Nationally Known Entertainer and Curator of Destiny Bow Ties Jay White, NFLPA-Atlanta Chapter and others will gather in support of excellence on and off the field.  The event will take place from 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM at the fabulous 595 North Event Center located in Atlanta, GA.  The lavish event includes live entertainment, red-carpet interviews, tasty cuisine, a silent auction and wonderful door prizes.  The evening is sure to score big with football enthusiast, youth advocates, community organizations and the greater Atlanta community.

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For more information about the launch of Tackles of Life, view the website at, follow us on Twitter (@TacklesOfLife), follow us on Instagram (@TacklesOfLife) and like the Tackles of Life Facebook page.

About Robert Hicks

Tackles of Life is led by Retired NFL Offensive Tackle Robert Hicks.  Robert was a 3rd round draft pick to the Buffalo Bills in 1998.  After spending a wonderful career in the NFL as a Right Tackle, Robert began his second football career as a High School Coach and has had a prosperous career in this capacity since 2005.  Robert noticed a lack of focus on developing tackles thus the creation of Tackles of Life.

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