MSR Peanut Punch Commercial on All Over Media

Excited to share the first Middle School Rules commercial, which is playing on over 130 All Over Media screens in Minnesota and California. The spot stars Charles Tillman and was filmed at the Bannockburn School earlier this summer.   Middle School Rules Peanut Punch from Troy Gronseth on Vimeo. Below ..Continue Reading

Nominate an #MSRMVP to win prizes

You know the stars: Brian Urlacher, Charles Tillman, Skylar Diggins and now Jamaal Charles. But each of them will tell you about the unsung heroes — the teachers, coaches and mentors — who were key to helping them overcome challenges and setbacks in pursuit of their dream. Brian had Coach ..Continue Reading

Charles Tillman officially retires from NFL… but the best is yet to come

In a style all his own, Charles “Peanut” Tillman retired from the NFL Monday. I know this: Charles had an elite career, playing a dozen years for the Chicago Bears and establishing himself as the storied franchise’s greatest cornerback by consistently rising to the occasion against other-worldly receivers such as ..Continue Reading

Charles Tillman inspires Chicago Public School students

Charles Tillman isn’t perfect. He’ll be the first one to tell you that. He’s proud of his many professional accomplishments, most notably his NFL Man of the Year award, given to a player who excels on and off the field. But Charles was very forthcoming in sharing his shortcomings because ..Continue Reading

Charles Tillman surprises students at Stony Point Elementary School

In November, a counselor at Stony Point Elementary School had an idea. They wanted to get a copy of The Middle School Rules of Charles “Peanut” Tillman for every fifth grader, as they prepare to transition to middle school. Would Tillman come and speak at the school, about an hour ..Continue Reading

Happy Birthday, Peanut!

Many know you as an elite football player. But you are also an inspiring believer, husband, father and friend! Happy Birthday, @peanuttillman! — NFL (@NFL) February 23, 2016 @peanuttillman Happy Birthday Mr. Tillman!!! — Austin Seibert (@Abert43) February 23, 2016 Happy Birthday to Charles @peanuttillman — ..Continue Reading

Charles Tillman School Challenge

Charles Tillman wants to visit your school. He and his wife Jackie are hosting a School Challenge to benefit their Cornerstone Foundation. The challenge begins now through March 31, 2016. Anyone – a teacher, parent, grandparent, neighbor – can nominate a school. Then, on behalf of that school, they can ..Continue Reading

CBN features Charles Tillman and MSR

Watch the Christian Broadcasting Network’s feature on Charles “Peanut” Tillman and The Middle School Rules. Charles discusses his faith, his daily “miracle,” the lessons he learned from his childhood, and his outlook on suffering an injury that forced him to miss the Super Bowl. Click here to see the video.

How does Charles Tillman feel about not playing in Super Bowl 50?

Throughout his illustrious NFL career, Charles Tillman racked up accomplishments that exceeded his own expectations: a pair of Pro Bowl appearances, an All-Pro selection and the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. All that was left was a Super Bowl ring. Charles fell just short of that precious ..Continue Reading

Check out the Middle School Rules animated video

This video explains why moms want their kids to read The Middle School Rules… Why mom’s (and dads) love Middle School Rules and why you migh…What do the numbers 31, 3.10 and 50 have in common? Charles Tillman! Charles is the co-author of Middle School Rules and (though injured and ..Continue Reading