The New Palestine Dragons High School football program knows how to how to create a battle cry for a new year. The Dragons were undefeated when they made it to the 5A Indiana State Championship last year.
In the video below, “Only Two things You Can Do,” the Patriots receiver defies the critics who once questioned his ability to be a difference-maker in the NFL. He reads the 2009 post-draft report that labeled him “too small” and “a gimmick prospect,” all while showing how hard work and determination got him to where he is today.
Never forget that It’s not the size of the man in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the man.
Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell (Who was portrayed in the film ‘Lone Survivor’) spoke to the University of Alabama football team before their victory over ranked No. 1 Mississippi State. This video speaks for itself, just stop what you are doing right now and watch it…
East View High School’s (Georgetown, Texas) Apollos Hester has the type of attitude that every coach should want in a player.
He’s all about attitude and it’s contagious. Nothing can get him down. Even if a half-time situation looks bleak—as it may have when his team was down 28-14 versus Vandegrift on Friday—Hester knows that there is always time for things to get better. East View came back to win 42-41.
A powerful 14 minute video on leadership.
1. MAKE SURE PEOPLE KNOW YOU CARE ABOUT THEM
• To win over people you must first win over their hearts.
• People care about those who care about them.
• Regardless of what uniform they wear, people are people first, so treat them like it.
• Psychological paycheck: when a person feels valued and needed,
You might not think a cancer patient and a college ball player would be a likely pair, but Adreian Payne and 8 year old Lacey Holsworth will prove you wrong. This loving friendship is a testimony to the strong connections we can build with others if we take the time.
The commercial below is from Duracell and stars Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman, who is the first deaf offensive player to ever play in the NFL.
After not being drafted in 2012 despite a stellar career at UCLA, Coleman made the Seahawks this season. In his first game with the team, he had 3 catches for 30 yards, and he also caught a touchdown pass against the Saints in the Monday Night Football game on December 2nd.
The Olivet Eagles football team at Olivet Middle School in Olivet, Michigan, decided to run a play and intentionally not score, all without their coaches knowing. The football team planned the play for weeks, all so they could set up a very special moment for a special player on their team.