By Glenn Stout

Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, Roy Reigels within the 1929 Rose Bowl, Frank Reich and the Buffalo money owed throughout the 1993 NFL playoffs, Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets in 2004, the full St. Louis Cardinals workforce within the 2011 global sequence . . . What do those gamers have in universal? each one of them used to be close to a humiliating defeat. yet in the mean time after they can have referred to as it quits, they did not. those 5 real-life tales, illustrated with black-and-white images, will motivate readers old and young.

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He knew he had made a good pass—his tight end had just missed it. Teammate after teammate came up to him on the sidelines and offered encouragement. As they did, Reich told them, “We just have to take this one play at a time.

When Tim was old enough for high school, he began playing for local school teams as well, first playing tight end and linebacker at nearby Trinity Christian Academy. Tim, however, really wanted to play quarterback. Unfortunately, Trinity’s offense was based on running the football and Tim had no opportunity to play quarterback and throw the ball. After one year Tim decided to play football for nearby Nease High School, where Coach Craig Howard was installing a wide-open, pass-oriented offense. Although some people didn’t think that a homeschooled athlete had enough experience to succeed at a big high school like Nease, particularly someone like Tim, who hadn’t played quarterback in his first year of high school, Tim proved everyone wrong.

They make a lot of them in football. After all, you were playing to win. And you must be a pretty good player or you wouldn’t be in there doing the job. . For many years I’ve had to go along and laugh whenever my wrong way run was brought up . . it certainly wasn’t the most serious thing in the world. I regretted doing it, even as you do, but you’ll get over it. . Let’s get back together in four–five years . . and we’ll have a good laugh together. Your friend, Roy Riegels Roy Riegels may once have run the wrong way on a football field, but off the field, where it was more important, he did almost everything else right.

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