Cephus Witherspoon is a semi-retired professional athlete who graduated from Fort Lewis College in 1972 with a rare three-sport letter winning. He received letters in basketball and two each in football and track and field. In 1972, Cephus was drafted by the New Orleans Saints and played for them from 1972-1974 as a wide receiver and return specialist. From 1974-1975 Cephus played for the Denver Broncos and by 1995 was inducted into the World Football League hall of Fame for being one of the finest all-around athletes in Fort Lewis College history.
Cephus has a passion for mentoring students and helping them reach their personal goals.