As a defensive lineman in the NFL, Israel Idonije didn’t let anything stand in his way of getting to the football. His relentless pursuit of quarterbacks and running backs helped him play more than a decade in the league, the majority of them with the Bears. These days, Idonije has traded sports for service, spending his time working to...
At the Impact House, former Bears defensive lineman/philanthropist Israel Idonije works closely with some of the city’s biggest givers and funders, helping make a difference across the city. NBC 5’s Mike Berman shares his story.