A former defensive tackle in the National Football League. He played for the Detroit Lions for 9 seasons and joined the Denver Broncos for one season in 2004 before retiring to pursue other full time endeavors. During his time in the NFL, Luther was a two time Pro Bowler. Considered to be the strongest man in the league, his nickname in Detroit was "Pass Rushing Luther".
Luther is a sought after speaker at NFL players events and chapels around the league. Luther is passionate about inspiring youth and family around the nation. A family man himself, he and his wife of 16 years have biological and adopted children, and consider parenting their greatest blessing in life.