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Heath Shuler Edit Profile

also known as Joseph Heath Shuler

professional , representative , football player

Heath Shuler, United States Representative from North Carolina, retired professional football player. Founder Heath Shuler Foundation; charter member Friends of Smokies; board member Knoxville Boys & Girls Club; national spokesman Character Counts; member scholarship committee North Carolina Association Advancement of Teaching; Member of Blue Dog Coalition, Fellow Christian Athletes.


Shuler, Heath was born on December 21, 1971 in Swain County, North Carolina, United States. Son of Joe and Margie Shuler.


Bachelor in Psychology, University Tennessee, 2001.


Quarterback Washington Redskins, 1994—1996, New Orleans Saints, 1997. Co-owner, president Heath Shuler Real Estate, LLC, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1998—2003. Member United States Congress from 11th Tennessee district, since 2007.

Board directors United Community Bank. Member Blue Dog Caucus United States Congress, since 2007, member small business committee, transportation and infrastructure committee, natural resources committee, since 2007.


The sole basis for faith is the Bible and it is infallible.


The belief in religious freedom and its corollary, the separation of the institutions of church and state, come from the commitment to the authority of the Bible.


Christians should take seriously their calling as salt and light.


Founder Heath Shuler Foundation. Charter member Friends of Smokies. Board member Knoxville Boys & Girls Club.

National spokesman Character Counts. Member scholarship committee North Carolina Association Advancement of Teaching. Member of Blue Dog Coalition, Fellow Christian Athletes.


Married Nikol Shuler, 1998. Children: Island, Navy.

Joe Shuler

Margie Shuler

Nikol Shuler

Island Shuler

Navy Shuler