Trai Essex has lost weight and gained the first-team left tackle spot -- for now.
Trai Essex says he shouldn't be counted out of the left tackle derby quite yet.
This started out as a decent season. Usually you could count on 4 of
the 5 starters to hit double figures, because we could get our
outside 3 pointers to fall - especially at our house, Welsh-Ryan.
January 24, 2011
The Pittsburgh Steelers have retained four free-agent offensive linemen this offseason with today's signing of reserve tackle Trai Essex to a two-year deal.
It's quickly gone from none to 3 NU Wildcat football alums who got a Super Bowl winner's Ring. Pittsburgh's Trai Essex "broke" the curse in 2006, but over the History of Pro Football, the NU Wildcats had a far better record in the AFL and NFL Championships. Here's the full story, including a list of NU Alums who have played in the NFL/AFL
Championship games since 1933.
January 30, 2009
The Steelers' offensive line can't go anywhere but up. Darnell Stapleton and Trai Essex are about to get their chance to make it happen.
October 2, 2008