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? […]
It could have turned into my mid-life crisis. January 14, 2002, was a low point of my life. I was 46 years old. I had just been fired as the coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Looking back and seeing how things have worked out, it’s easy for me to say now that God had […]
It’s different. It’s fun. It’s not boring. And, there’s one thing I’ve really enjoyed…
Life. Family. Faith. And, of course, football. That covers just about everything I will be tackling in my new blog for All Pro Dad. Most of you know that I am now retired from professional football, but believe me, I’m no less busy. My wife Lauren and I have six children; four of whom are […]
I recently flew to Kansas from Tampa, and drove to the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth to see former Atlanta Falcons quarterback, Michael Vick. I met Michael in 2005 at an NFL exhibition game in Japan. We both share a love of fishing, and I had hoped we could find some time to head out […]
Where were you on April 25th and 26th of this year? I know where I wasn’t. I wasn’t in a draft war room for the first time in a long time.