Dec. 4, 2020

Dr. Jen Welter on her history-making career in football

Dr. Jen Welter on her history-making career in football

The first woman to play on a men's professional football team in a contact position, Dr. Jen Welter discusses her history-making career in the game.


Dr. Jen Welter discusses her career in football which began when she was 22 years old. She became the first woman to coach in the NFL when she was hired by Bruce Arians and the Arizona Cardinals in 2015 but before that she was the first woman to play on a men’s professional team in a contact position when she came into a game for the Indoor Football League’s Texas Revolution in the third quarter at running back.


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