Florida Players Network Board of Directors:
President - Christopher Doering currently lives in Gainesville, Florida, where he operates and is president of a home loan mortgage brokerage. Doering also acts as an occasional sideline reporter for Westwood One football coverage. Doering, a native of Gainesville, attended University of Florida where he was a walk-on player for coach Steve Spurrier in 1991. His best remembered play as a Gator was the game-winning touchdown against the Kentucky Wildcats in 1993. During his four seasons as a Gator, the team won three straight Southeastern Conferences championships (1993, 1994, 1995). As senior team captain in 1995, he received first-team All-SEC and second-team All-American honors. Doering graduated from Florida with a Bachelor's degree in telecommunications in 1995. He was also inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great" in 2006. The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Doering in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft. He played seven seasons as a wide receiver in the NFL. Doering is married with two children and is now the co-host on a sports radio talk show called "The Sports Fix" and broadcast on ESPN Radio AM 900 and AM 1230 in Gainesville and Ocala, Florida.
William Davis “Pizza Bill” Feinberg currently lives in Gainesville, Florida, where he is Game Day Host-Operations Director for the F Club Room at University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Bill is also Vice President of Operations at Bisk Education, a multi-million dollar online education business. While at the University of Florida, Feinberg served as the equipment manager for football and basketball - Gator Head Coaches, Ray Graves, Doug Dickey & Charley Pell in Football and Tommy Bartlett, John Lotz, and Norm Sloan in Basketball. Feinberg started as a volunteer at 12 years old. He served as student assistant during his matriculation at University of Florida from 1975-1979.
Vice-President - Terrance Jackson currently lives in Gainesville, Florida, where he is an entrepreneur. He is the former Director of Player and Community Relations for the Gators football staff. Born in Gainesville, his father, Willie Jackson, Sr., was a former Gators wide receiver. Jackson accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville where he played for coach Steve Spurrier from 1995 to 1998. He memorably ran for 138 yards and three touchdowns against the Kentucky Wildcats. During his four seasons as a Gator, they won the Southeastern Conference championships in 1995 and 1996. As a senior in 1998, Jackson was team captain and second-team Academic All-American. The San Francisco 49ers selected Jackson in the fifth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played for the 49ers his entire seven-year NFL career from 1999 to 2005 as a fullback, running back, and special teams player.
Larry Kennedy currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and is a Key Accounts Manager at Riddell Sports. He played at University of Florida from 1991-1995 as one of the premier starting cornerbacks. His interception return for a touchdown during the historic Tennessee game very well might have been the loudest moment in Florida Field history. He was also part of the first official SEC championship team.
Mike Ricketts currently lives in New Jersey and is founder, majority owner, Chairman and CEO of Quality Packaging Specialists International, LLC (QPSI), a middle market supply chain solutions company headquartered in New Jersey. Mike has been a successful entrepreneur and business innovator for over 20 years. He is also Founder of The Ricketts Family Foundation, an organization focused on wealth empowerment, teaching and education.
FLORIDA PLAYERS NETWORK AMBASSADORS:
Kyle Booker, currently lives in Orlando, Florida, where he is a Field Market Manager for Monster Energy. Kyle attended the University of Florida from 1993-1999 and received a BS in Animal Biology.
J.E. Fairbanks currently lives in Hudson, Florida, where is principal at Genesis Preparatory School in New Port Richey. J.E. played football for the Florida Gators from 2006-2010 and he was fortunate enough to be apart of the teams that won two 2 SEC Championships and two BCS National Championships. He graduated with a degree in History and earned a Master's degree in Education.
Gerald C. Loper currently lives in Orlando, Florida, where he is a Business Development Executive Consultant with the Orlando Predators Football Team. Gerald played for University of Florida and was a member of the UF All-SEC Football, All-SEC Football Academic Teams, and a member of the Florida Letter Winners F-Club. He received his BS in Advertising and Public Relations. Loper was drafted in the 1976 NFL by the San Francisco 49ers and played with them for 2 seasons.
Patrick Lowe currently lives in South Florida, where he is Founder and Director of Education for Keeping Dreams Alive Foundation. Patrick earned a full athletic scholarship to the University of Florida and achieved several SEC Championships and one National Championship in 1996. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1998 and in 2003, he earned a Masters in Educational Leadership at the Union Institute & University, North Miami, FL. He is now an Assistant Principal in Broward County Public Schools system.
Kenneth Lowman currently lives in Gainesville, Florida. He was a walk-on for the University of Florida football team during the 1970's and received his bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree (Ph.D.) from the University of Florida. Ken worked for the federal government in Washington D.C. and later for the University of Florida. Ken remains a loyal Gator lending support where and when he can to past, present and future Gators.
Dan McLean currently lives in St. Augustine, Florida, where he is owner of First Coast Fitness Equipment. Dan played with the University of Florida football team. McLean’s professional career started out designing home gyms for the stars in Beverly Hills to selling fitness equipment in St. Augustine, where he opened up his first store with his wife, Allison.