This is a place for anyone who has played American Football, at any level, to share lessons learned from the being a part of the game. Who are the coaches, mentors, teammates and rivals that helped shape your life?
After the game, when we take off the jerseys, we all have one thing in common – we played the game of football and it helped us become better people.
Football. The name of the sport itself brings on a flood of emotions. Anyone who has played the game knows what I am talking about. The sport allows people of different sizes, speed, coordination, and skill to be on the same team and serve a purpose. Looking back on my career playing football, I can […]
I’ve loved football for as long as I can remember. I started playing in 4th grade for two reasons: Tackle football didn’t start in 3rd grade The same reason I imagine a lot of kids started… to hit people as hard as I could! While that aspect of the game never ceased to be a major […]
In 1972, back in the mid-west, like most freshman high school football players at the start of the season, we were excited, unsure, scared, confused but committed to making the team. We needed to find out how tough we had to be to play high school football. We loved the game but those first practices […]