What We Can Learn From Tony Nathan

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On October 16th, there is a movie coming out called Woodlawn. This movie is based on the true story of NFL veteran Tony Nathan who attended Woodlawn High School after its government-mandated desegregation in 1973. I’ve known Tony for a long time and I’m excited to see his story on the big screen. Here are […]

Fight Like Dylan 2015

Fight Like Dylan 2015

I’m honored to once again be a judge for Russell Athletic’s Fight Like Dylan Award.  Now in its fifth year, the Fight Like Dylan Award remembers the courageous life of Dylan Rebeor, a terminally-ill football player whose last wish was for his teammates to receive new equipment.  Russell Athletic made that wish come true for […]

How to Not Cheat in a Relationship

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When you Google cheating, you come up with a lot of websites that will help you do it. That tells a lot about our society. On your wedding day, cheating is the farthest thing from your mind. You may even think We love each other. That will never happen to us. It’s important to realize that none […]

My Basic List of Virtues for My Kids

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The competing views of success in our world often create an interesting tension. Society tends to define success in terms of accomplishment and awards, material possessions, and profit margins. In the football business, winning was everything, sometimes at any cost. As a father, it’s good to have a basic list of virtues to focus on […]

Hope For The Future

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The movie 90 Minutes In Heaven gives us something we all need, hope for what the future holds. I can remember ten years ago now when our son passed away and in a moment like that you think that this is devastating and something that you never recover from; Except for the fact that as […]

Pray Anywhere

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People ask me all the time, Do you pray about everything? and I try to. I do think prayer is important. We were in the middle of the Super Bowl and I’m praying for Adam Vinatieri to make this field goal right on the spot. I just believe that much in prayer. At any time, you […]

3 Ways I Love My Wife

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“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” -Mother Teresa I know I am guilty of becoming busy and not showing my wife, Lauren, how much I love and appreciate her. She knows I do and I could easily rely on that. The problem is that […]

The Best NFL Coach I Ever Faced

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In twenty-eight years in the NFL, I faced a lot of great coaches. Week in and week out, I would face the sharpest football minds. The dedication to excellence in game planning strategy and winning is high. Every week an NFL coach needs to be on top of his game. There is nothing that makes […]

The Importance of Prayer

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I think one of the things I’ve learned over the years is the importance of prayer in life. I’ve been married for 33 years and my wife, Lauren, and I have gotten to the point where we understand that prayer is the most important thing we can do together. Busy schedules sometimes inhibit that, and […]