John McEnroe, Kirk Cousins to speak at LU convocation this fall

Tennis legend John McEnroe and Washington Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins are coming to Liberty University this fall as two of the speakers who will present at the thrice-weekly convocation.

The news was announced Wednesday afternoon via Twitter by David Nasser, LU’s senior vice president for spiritual development, who tweeted out images of both athletes. Though McEnroe was the lone tennis player shown, Nasser hinted there may be more on the way.

“Excited to have 4 tennis legends with us @LibertyU this coming semester #LUconvo,” he wrote.

McEnroe, who was active on the professional tennis circuit in the 1980s and ’90s, was a dominant player known for frequent outbursts who won multiple accolades over the course of his career.

According to the Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour website, McEnroe had a win-loss record of 877-198 during his career and won 77 titles and more than $12 million in prize money.

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