THIS IS THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST
WITH JASON ROMANO, FEATURING ALEX HIGHSMITH
Alex Highsmith is a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers. They selected him in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft after his stellar college career for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
In 2022, Highsmith led the Steelers with a career-high 14.5 sacks and tied for the NFL lead in forced fumbles with five. He was rewarded with a four-year contract extension in July.
Today on the podcast, we talk to Alex Highsmith about representing Christ as a football player, staying humble in wins and losses, scoring his first NFL touchdown, praying at the 50 after each game, and what it means to represent the Pittsburgh Steelers every week on the field.
“Jesus died for me, I’ve got to live for Him. …I’ve tried to put my identity in the sport at times and it’s let me down. This game, it’s great, but it’s not going to be God.”
— Steelers LB Alex Highsmith @highsmith34https://t.co/9JwBMeUN8D
— Sports Spectrum (@Sports_Spectrum) July 30, 2023