Tim was an inside Linebacker who began his College Career at Ball State University where he was recently inducted into their Sports Hall of Fame in 2014. He then started his professional career as an undrafted free agent signing with the Detroit Lions in 1989. Tim decided not to rest during his off-season by continuing to play with NFL Europe's San Antonio Riders. Tim was voted to the All-World team representing the San Antonio Riders.
After spending two seasons with the Detroit Lions, Tim signed with the Cincinnati Bengals and finished out his NFL career playing for the Philadelphia Eagles. After the NFL career came to a halt, Tim signed with the CFL's San Antonio Texans. Tim was elected captain for the Texans both years with team, He was voted to the All World Team both seasons and the Team’s MVP. Tim played his final season in the CFL with the Texans.
Currently, he lectures high school, college and graduate programs regarding the sports and real estate industries. Lectures include topics on life as a professional athlete, transitioning from professional athlete to post sports business career and he discusses the field of real estate and the intricacy of handling major housing developments.
He is the newly elected President of The Detroit Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association. The NFL Alumni Association is a 501(c)(5) organization that serves as a passionate advocate for greater quality of life benefits for all former NFL players. The Association eagerly pursues greater benefits and the implementation of programmatic services devoted to enhancing the health, productive acuity of retired NFL players and their families.
The NFL Alumni Association is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors comprised of retired player members. Led by a retired NFL player in Executive Director, George Martin and governed by a Board of Directors composed of former NFL Players makes the NFL Alumni the only organization wholly organized, governed, managed and led by its retired player members.