Jan 11

Giveaway: January Student of the Month Nominations | Winner Announcement

UPDATE: Announcement of January’s selection for Student of the Month can be found at the bottom of this post. Happy New Year everyone! With a a fresh year upon us and new semesters of school underway, it’s time to start nominating your students once again. Get your entry in by filling out the form at [...]


Jan 08

Gift Card Giveaway

Hey friends, I have different gift cards I’m going to be sharing over the next several weeks. Each Friday I’ll post the pic of a back of a gift card (number and security pin of each) somewhere on twitter/Instagram/Facebook/or troy43.com. First person to use it gets it. Enjoy! If you are a quick one who [...]


Dec 18

Announcement: November Student of the Month

It’s my pleasure to announce November’s Student of the Month is 12th grader Kelsey of Brookwood High School in Alabama. Shortly after starting her Senior year, Kelsey received the devastating news that what was originally thought to be a common knee injury, was in fact a form of bone cancer known as Osteosarcoma. Despite this [...]


Dec 18

Review of Facebook Q&A

Thank you all again for your incredible participation in the Q&A. If you didn’t see an answer to your question yesterday, check the transcript below!  Enter now for the chance to hang with me at the Steelers final home game of the season and win tickets to the Super Bowl! Airfare and hotel are included, [...]


Dec 04

Troy Polamalu nabs AFC defensive player of the week

By Josh Alper via profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t the only Steeler veteran to make some noise in November. Safety Troy Polamalu won’t join Roethlisberger as one of the monthly honorees in the AFC for November, but he has been named the conference’s defensive player of the week. It’s the seventh time Polamalu has been so honored, the most [...]


Nov 24

Polamalu takes on Ravens’ Ngata

Safety Troy Polamalu is busy preparing for the Browns this week, but at the same time he is going to battle against Ravens’ nose tackle Haloti Ngata, a friendly battle that is. The two players are competing in “BlitzHunger,” a virtual food drive to benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Maryland Food Bank in [...]


Nov 18

Giveaway: November Student of the Month Nominations

Hey everyone, November is well underway I’m ready to start taking your nominations for this month. Get your entry in by filling out the form at the bottom of this post. All grade levels are eligible for nominations, including college. The only restrictions are that you must be a teacher and the student you are nominating [...]


Nov 15

Announcement: October Student of the Month

I’m happy to announce that my Student of the Month for October is Highlands High School senior Nico Horneman.  Nico has spent much of his high school career dealing with tremendous obstacles, from the discovery of a brain tumor, to the unexpected complications of its removal and the difficulties left after the surgery. He’s a warrior worthy [...]


Nov 05

Troy Polamalu’s appearance on Dan Patrick Show


Oct 24

Footage from Polamalu’s Samoa Summer Camps

For multiple summer’s Troy and Theodora Polamalu have funded and organized the operation of this camp in Samoa. This footage is put together by Hagoth Aiono and the AIGA Foundation. The track that everyone asks about is called Indigenous Life by the artist Fiji