John Pollard discussed RFID's impact on football at a pre-Super Bowl LIII press conference.
Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor02.05.19
A reserve defensive back's touchdown-saving tackle of what looked like a sure score for a top NFL wide receiver is what Zebra Technologies' John Pollard remembers most about the 2018 football season.
Not because he had a rooting interest or a wager on the game, but because of the value his company's RFID capabilities were able to provide to a coaching staff.
"It was an explosive pass play of 20+ yards and the [team's No. 1] receiver was sprinting down the field," Pollard said at Zebra's pre-Super Bowl LIII press conference in Atlanta, GA, leaving out the team and athlete's names. "It looked like a sure touchdown.
"On the game film," he continued, "from out of the frame came a player from the opposing team who caught the [wideout] from behind."
According to Pollard, the opposing offensive coaches wondered, "Who is this guy?"
As Pollard, the VP of business development for Zebra Spor
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