My senior year I will be the sole varsity team captain. I have set a personal goal of making first team all-district and our team reaching the Final Four. While humbled by the leadership given to me, I am looking forward to the opportunity of being the sole leader. My journey to this has taught me that perseverance and hard work pay off no matter how difficult things I face become. In the classroom or on the court, I can overcome.
For many years has football has been considered the utmost dangerous sport in high school, but recently many new studies have been made to prove the exact opposite. High school football gives money to the school and improves the school. In high school sports when a team wins the championship the school gets money that can be used towards hiring new teachers, providing scholarships for students, buying new books, and overall improving the school itself. When a high school football team wins the championship the team's school gets $400,000 that can be spent on the school in many different forms. High school football gives school opportunities to improve an endless list of things at the school.
But coaching at the college level comes with a lot more!! A coach’s biggest job is to teach kids to play team sports. As a Head coach you never ever want to lose the trust and faith of your players. If the players don’t believe you will lead them to victory then they won’t want to play for you. Another huge responsibility as a head coach is teaching your players to do
So I choose the second option at first it wasn't worth it. Because I was, working so hard ever day and I still wasn't starting until one practice I did really good on scout defense for the starting offense that the head coach gave me a chance to start that week. I did really well during the game and earned my starting spot which was the turning point for me in football because I learned not everything is given to you sometimes you have to work extremely hard to get what you want. This lesson is something I don't just use for football, but for my day to day life and it's honestly helped me out a lot and it's one of the lessons that I learned from football that is still helping me grow up. So the football season continued and I found myself getting really invincible and I felt like I had my position secured but I was wrong I took it for granite and the coach had put the starting running back at my position during practice so I learned real fast about competition and at first I didn't like it actually I really hated because it made me have to try during practice but I didn't really get the big picture until I got older then I realized that it was really good for me and it made me a whole
They were able to relate to the one inch at a time proposition of pulling together to come out of the disarray the team was in. They were touched by his honesty and openness in the beginning of his speech, which was an attention getter, then intrigued by the challenge to sacrifice for the team and fight for the inches need to win and survive. The coach ended the speech with a summation of the team fighting for that inch together and then concluded with the question, “…now, what are you gonna do”. The inspired team then went on, played with their heart, and won the football game. I think this was a great inspirational speech and I think of it when I am facing difficult odds.
Now that he’s won a superbowl and recognized as, perhaps, the best quarterback in football, many forget that Aaron Rodgers’ success was guaranteed. Every step, from highschool, to college, to the day he was drafted, to the day he stepped in to replace Brett Favre as the Packers’ quarterback, Aaron Rodgers has been underestimated. “I’ve always felt like I’ve been underappreciated. I’ve been
Walter Payton was a serious student and believed in prevailing the stereotype of athletes having a low intelligence. Walter Paton was noticed by many collages for his skills in high school and earning a spot on the all state football team. Then he ended up in the
He also has football camps for everyone to go too. He goes to schools and gives motivational speeches to young kids. He has respect for all kids even ones who are not as gifted as others and who may have something mentally and physical wrong with them. “On and off the field, Newton is also redefining what it means to inspire kids, including kids with ADHD. Since his rookie year in 2011, whenever Newton scores a touchdown, he presents the football
Michael Oher had an amazing career. First, he was homeless and now he became such a wonderful offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). “I would have dreams all the time about me playing in the NFL. Every day I woke up, I said to myself.. I'm going to work hard.. to get to that next level.” (“Michael Oher
As a kid, parents highly promote education to children, making them have good grades as their goal. Kids struggle and fight to get to their goal, much like sports, but unlike sports, they don’t get too much recognition if any. In “What’s in the Name of High School Football?”, the text stated “Each Friday before football games, the school is decorated with banners and streamers and mug shots of football players. And on autumn Mondays, the heroes (as defined by catching a TD pass or two) are again up on the walls as icons.” This quote shows the importance of football in high school, but the text goes on to state no other activity
He was a very accomplished football player. Teague said, “ with numerous football awards.” While in school he won according to the paper, “ Marsalis Teague for being a student athlete award winner.” He won many other awards not only in football such as, “ I have received the Loyal Patriot award and the Marquis de Paris,” as Teague said.
As a senior, I felt I was obliged to help my team win football games and the place we could create chemistry was Lake Winaukee. The second I was on the field I knew my team had the game won. All I could see around me was a group of men ready for war. I couldn’t be more ready for my last home opener so after I did what I do when the unexplainable happens, accept it. I ran to the 45 to the 35 to the 20, hoping to find the kick returner.