Troy Aikman was born and raised in the suburbs of Covina, California. As an infant Troy had congenital problems with his feet causing him to have to wear braces up to his knees until he was 14 months old. That didn’t stop him from being an athlete. At age 12 he moved to Oklahoma where he fell in love with football. He was the quarterback for his team and continued to get all-state honors his senior year.
Tim tebow was a four star recruit in high school for baseball, while he was only a 3 star recruit for football. Imagine how hard the decision must have been for him. If he chose one and it ended up not working out how devastating it would be. Nonetheless he had to be very warily on his decision. In his book he tells the reader a couple reasons for why he went with football.
Joe Meek discovered Yellowstone Plateau. He was a mountain man. Mountain men were really into getting beaver, to make hats, as they were a popular fashion. There were four times as many french mountain men than american. There was a yearly meet up and they spent most of their money there.
Brett Favre was born on October 10th, 1969 in Gulfport, Mississippi. In his early life, he had three siblings, and his mom and dad both were school teachers. He played baseball and football during High school. His dad probably is what made Brett a NFL legend, because he was a football coach and Brett’s dad inspired him to start playing football. He also met his future wife, Deanna Favre in high school too.
Introduction and Conclusion Every little boy dreams of being a football star. Unfortunately, the chances of getting into the (National Football League)NFL are only about two percent. One person who beat these odds is Jerry Rice. Jerry Rice is one of the best NFL players.1)First we will talk about Jerry Rice’s background, where he came from and so forth, 2)then we will talk about his accomplishments, 3)and lastly we will talk about how he has impacted his community.
He went to AAU basketball for a while then went on to the NBA. The games were about the same everywhere. He didn’t get passed the ball much but when he did he made something special happen. He made history everywhere during this Civil Rights Movement. Stepping on the court in college and in the pros’ made history.
He was a starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. “I was just pleased and hope he continues to be successful. But somewhere along the line, you 've got to achieve a little bit of success to keep it going.” That was a quote from Archie showing that now matter what you always have to try your best in everything you do even if you are successful.
Cameron Newton is a Professional football player who plays for the Carolina Panthers. He was the first round draft pick in 2011. He was also named MVP of the 2015 NFL season and he helped lead his team to Super Bowl 50 in 2016. Cam was born May 11, 1989 he started playing football at age 6. He grew up in the middle of three brothers in downtown Atlanta in a small house.
A person that never goes to school is like a dropout, because dropouts don’t go to school you would think that it would be hard later on in life to get a job raise a family and do good in life. Shoeless Joe Jackson was famous because he played professional baseball player. Shoeless Joe Jackson was a great baseball and a great person based on what I read he was always helpful even when he didn’t have to he wanted to. Joe Jackson was a very helpful child . Joe had a different life from everyone else because he “ never learned to read or write because he had to work instead of going to school” (Joe’s Story).
A small kid from Santa Barbara, California by the name of Randall Cunningham wanted to play football. Randall Cunningham played the position as a Quarterback and played 16 seasons for National Football League. Not only did Randall play the position as quarterback he also played as a punter. Randall Cunningham played for the Eagles before being drafted to the Vikings. Randall Cunningham was known for throwing the farthest footballs in college but his best throwing pass was when he made an epic play in the second quarter of the game by throwing a pass to Fred Barnett.
Walter was also a very good football player for Yale University during his time there. When he first started playing, he was a 156 pound halfback that nobody took seriously, that changed quickly. Walter
The player chose to risk it, and that risk gave a bad ending. But to some people, college is too much of a risk. For example, if someone gets into a college team, but then they get a injury that does some permanent damage, then the player’s future may be ruined, or if the player does get into the NBA/NFL, they are probably going to earn less than if they had never gotten injured. Also, to some people, college is a waste of time. If the person actually got into the NBA/NFL they could’ve earned a lot
He stood at the height of 5’6 in the 10th grade which made it hard for him to follow his dream. The summer of his sophomore year he decided to change his shot for the better. He averaged 20 points a game but it wasn’t enough for colleges to notice him. He ended up going to Davidson college where he later lead them to the be the NCAA final 8 but lost in the semi-finals, and during his time in college
He was vomiting pervsley for three days straight. His mother took him to the doctor and treated him for stomach virus. When he came back to football he started vomiting from running. The player had to drop out of school because of his concussion. He sat in the dark for many days.
Everything in life has similarities and differences as long as you're looking for them, but some have more than others. Comparing similarities and difference between two things in life is making a compare and contrast (book) . When comparing and contrasting two pieces of literature you have to observe not only the themes of them but also the plot. Fences by August Wilson and My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke have many similarities and differences throughout the literature due to themes and the plot.