Adam Edwards graduated from Oklahoma State University and played professional football in the NFL and internationally. He has worked at Fortune 100 companies owns and operates iMatch Franchise. Recently, Adam became a Certified Wine Maker who belongs to the U.S. Sommelier Association and became a Registered Broker Intermediary with the International Business Broker’s Association. As a distribution partner, Adam also has helped create a national market for Waters Edge Winery throughout the eastern United States.
In addition to his many business pursuits, Adam is active in the community. He sponsored the creation of an international organization that currently feeds more than 50 families in Haiti and Guatemala monthly. He was also recently selected as the “Pink Tie Guy” for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and for the board of the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund. In 2016, he received the 2016 Beacon Award for helping local charities to raise more than $100,000.
Douglas Stuns Tyson
Date: February 11, 1990
Location: Tokyo Dome | Tokyo, Japan
Moment: Buster Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson, the undefeated heavyweight champion, in the 10th round. Douglas was a 42-to-1 underdog. His victory is one of the biggest upsets in sports history.
Date: July 10th, 1999
Location: Rose Bowl | Pasadena, California
Moment: Brandi Chastain converted the fifth kick in a penalty shootout between the U.S. and China to give the Americans the win in the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final.
Date: November 11, 1995
Location: Owens Field | Norman, Oklahoma
Moment: RW McQuarters’ late-game touchdown for the Oklahoma State Cowboys helped first-year head coach Bob Simmons shutout Howard Schnellenberger’s Oklahoma Sooners in Norman, 12-0!
Breaking the Barrier
Date: April 15, 1947
Location: Ebbets Field | Brooklyn, New York
Moment: Jackie Robinson became the first African- American to play in the major leagues when he debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Wrestling with History
Date: January 28, 2011
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Moment: Oklahoma State’s wrestling program became the second in school NCAA history to record 1,000 dual victories, joining Iowa State University.