Super Gamecocks: UofSC HRSM students and alumni work the NFL’s biggest game

More than 50 former HRSM students work in the NFL, and multiple played a role in this year’s Super Bowl.

Two alumni work in management roles for the Cincinnati Bengals and three others for the Los Angeles Rams. Alumnus Sean Coyle is the guest experience coordinator for SoFi Stadium, and 2019 graduate Gabriela Beavers is senior coordinator, audience development for the NFL.

Alumnus Brandon Ruth is director of operators for the Atlanta Falcons and worked with the league’s operations department for the game.

“My favorite part of the day is without a doubt the end of the game,” he said. “Although one team suffers from defeat, you see the joy from the winning team and all of the people that had a hand in making the Super Bowl come to life. It is a celebration not only for the Super Bowl Champs, but from every person wearing a credential in that building. It is a beautiful sight to see and a blessing to be a part of.”

Other alumni, as well as current students who worked the game, shared their Super Bowl experiences.

Read the full story, written by Allen Wallace, on the College of Hospitality, Sport and Retail Management website.

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