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Solomon Wilcots

Solomon Wilcots

Sports Health Leader, Russo Partners
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Wilcots was also a weekly contributor for NFL.com during their Thursday Night Football broadcasts, and previously wrote
Columns for them.

A versatile talent, Solomon is co-host of Sirius Satellite Radio’s daily NFL show ”The Opening Drive” on ‘The Sirius Blitz”.
In addition, from 2014-2016, Wilcots served as an analyst for the Cleveland Browns preseason broadcasts. Prior to that, he spent six seasons from 2007 to 2012 serving as a game analyst for the New Orleans Saints preseason broadcasts.

Solomon joined CBS Sports (2001-2016) after working for ESPN as a Bureau Correspondent and Sideline Reporter (1998-2000) for its national coverage of Sunday Night NFL games, where he received an Emmy Award in 2000 for his live reporting. He also covered the PGA’s U.S Open Qualifying Tournament, NBA Finals & Western Conference Finals, and Major League Baseball Games for the cable network. Before ESPN, he served as the weekend sports anchor for WLWT-TV in Cincinnati (1993-1998). In addition, Solomon also worked as studio anchor for Fox Sports Net’s college football show in (1997-1998).

Solomon played four seasons with the Bengals [1987-90]. One with the Vikings [1991land finished his seven-year career with the Steelers [1993). He was drafted in 1987 as an eighth-round pick after starting for two years at cornerback for Colorado, while attending school in Boulder;he majored in English literature and studied in the school of Journalism. He also helped lead a program turnaround, which led the team to two consecutive bowl game appearances.

Solomon has also worked in London for Sky Sports Broadcasting in the U.K where he served as a NFL Analyst on their weekly PreGame show teaching American football to a rapidly growing fan base in the U.K. In addition, Wilcots is currently the Team Leader for the newly formed Sports-Health Division of a New York based Public Relations firm, Russo Partners LLC which serves Bio Tech and Pharmaceutical companies both in the U.S and in the U.K. In June 2017, his contributions to the “Huddle Up for New Alzheimer’s Treatments” earned Russo Partners the “Big Apple Award” which led to a record setting enrollment of over 1,400 patients in 11 months for a clinical study led by Axovant Sciences. He has also served as Project Manager for Aethlon Medical who recently launched its Clinical Study to test for the TauSome Biomarker which could lead to the detection of CTE in living patients. During his 8 years with Russo Partners, Wilcots has led initiatives to enroll patients in clinical trials, created educational based video content to highlight innovative technologies and treatments for Bio Tech and Big Pharma.

Russo Partner’s Sports-Health Alliance Client List Includes:
• Axovant Sciences
• Medovex Corp
• Aethlon Medical
• Athersys
• Vericel Corporation
• Fountain Life

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