Last week I spoke to a group of students at Durant High School, near Tampa. Durant’s basketball coach, Jeff Shotwell, hosts monthly workshops for his players and students where people come in and talk about what it takes to be successful. He wants to build his team into a group that thinks like winners; […]
Fathers play a critical role in our society. Here are some of my thoughts on the impact that fathers can have in the lives of their children.
I wanted to share with you an article I recently wrote for Sports Illustrated: As I was preparing to visit Michael Vick at the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, earlier this month, I got a phone call from Ron Freeman. His son Josh is the Kansas State quarterback who was the first-round pick by the […]
Being retired has allowed me to spend more time with my family. It has also allowed me to spend more time supporting the charitable causes I care deeply about. Two of those causes are the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Every year I have done three FCA events […]
I am really excited about being in Canton, OH for the Hall of Fame All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience on June 6th. If you live in the area, I’d love to see you there with your kids! Check out the event TV Spot below.
This past Sunday, my church used the morning service to celebrate our high school and college graduates. The young people came forward in their caps and gowns and were recognized, along with the family members who had supported them and encouraged them along the way. It was a wonderful time. Spring is graduation season, and […]
I’ve often talked about the positive influence my parents had on me, and now I’d like to tell you about the two men who made such a difference in my parents’ lives-my grandfathers.
Saturday, May 9, Plant High School, my son Eric’s team, had an evening practice. It was the night before Mother’s Day and they invited all the mom’s to come. They had a normal practice with all the individual fundamental drills and team work mixed in. Normally at the end of practice, they have conditioning, […]
Enjoyed talking with the guys at WCNN – AM / Sports Radio 680 The Fan out of Atlanta, today. And for all of you Bulldogs out there, All Pro Dad will be bringing its Father & Kids Experience to the University of Georgia on June 20. A big thanks to Coach Mark Richt for being […]
I’m back in Indy today. When Mayor Greg Ballard was elected in Indianapolis, one of the things he was concerned with was the number of ex-offenders who would be released into Marion County every year. What type of chance did these people – mostly men – have for successful re-entry, if they couldn’t get employment? […]