Terry Cousin has been named the Steelers' Player Engagement Coordinator, the team announced today. Cousin will assist players with life skills on and off the field during their playing careers, and he will assist with a player's transition to life after football.
Cousin spent the 2014 season with the Chicago Bears, serving as the team's Director of Player Engagement. Prior to joining the Bears, he spent two seasons (2012-13) as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Director of Player Engagement, and he spent two seasons (2010-11) at his alma mater, the University of South Carolina, where he served as Director of Player Development.
In 12 NFL seasons, Cousin played in 172 games for the Bears, Atlanta Falcons, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, New York Giants, Jacksonville Jaguars and Cleveland Browns. He originally signed with the Bears in 1997 as an undrafted rookie free agent out of South Carolina.