“In football, Daron’s life story is what we call ‘sudden change.’ His book gives us all a chance to think of what might be rather than just accept things as they are.”

– Mack Brown, former head football coach, University of Texas

Call An Audible:

Your Essential Transition Guide

Call An Audible is a handbook for anyone who is planning their next transition in life. Whether trying to flee the confines of your cubicle for another career or deciding whether to go to grad school, this book will provide you with the transition tools that you need to succeed.

Call An Audible provides actionable Pivot Points™ that will help to guide your next transition.

Against the advice of friends and family members, Daron decided to burn his law firm offers ($150,000 in compensation) and chase a career in football coaching. 31 rejection letters later, Daron landed an internship with the Kansas City Chiefs. He parlayed that no pay/ no frills grunt position into an NFL coaching contract. This book takes you behind the veil of the National Football League and gives you a blueprint for tackling your dream job.

Call An Audible Will Give You...

Inspiration to get you off of  your “but”.

Pivot Points™ to guide your planning process.

A formula for crafting and executing your next transition.

Praise For Call An Audible

“Daron turned his incredible journey into an essential playbook that will help you make the leap from where you are to where you want to be.”

– Jon Gordon, Author of The Carpenter and The Energy Bus

About the Author

Daron K. Roberts is an enemy of the status quo. He is a former NFL and college coach who serves as founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas.

Daron’s improbable journey from Harvard Law to the National Football League has been featured in ESPN the Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek and Sports Illustrated.

Roberts is a contributor to Forbes.com, and his articles have appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Fortune, Houston Chronicle, Texas CEO Magazine and Time.

After graduating from Harvard Law School, Roberts served coaching stints with the Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions, West Virginia Mountaineers and Cleveland Browns. He holds a B.A. in Plan II Honors and Government from the University of Texas (2001) – where he served as Student Body President. He also holds an M.P.P. from Harvard’s Kennedy School (2004) and a J.D. from Harvard Law School (2007).

The World Economic Forum pegged Roberts as a “Young Global Leader” for creating a nonprofit football camp – 4th and 1, Inc. 4th and 1 provides free SAT prep, life skills development and football training to at-risk youth in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The camp has served nearly 500 student-athletes since 2010.

The Presidential Leadership Foundation – a joint venture between Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush – tabbed Roberts as a Presidential Leadership Scholar for 2015. He was one of 60 members in the inaugural class.

Roberts is the host of an industry-leading podcast – A Tribe Called Yes.