Character is defined in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language as “Moral or Ethical Strength; Integrity; fortitude. Tony Dungy is known as the first African American to win the super bowl as a coach. He is also known as a man with outstanding and excellent character. This paper will reflect on Tony’s exceptional character and how he has relied on his values and high morals to achieve goals that many thought were unreachable goals. Tony attributes a lot of his success in the world of football to the importance he placed on character and how much the people he surrounded himself with were likeminded.
A public memorial was televised at soldier field on November 6th. After his death, many people talked about how he was a generous person for the business he ran and what a nice person he was off the field and on the field, People said he truly showed you what is was to play football by making his fellow players earn the tackle. He faced them head on to make them earnt the tackle. Because he did this he earned respect from others and was known as one of the
He had an inherent sense that he could improve himself and be good but then even get better. He felt that if he stopped seeking out challenges he would lose his edge (p 78). In my post of July 14 I said that Pat Tillman, “had an incredible sense of who he was. He didn’t need to hide much, or pretend to be something that he wasn’t.” He had compassion and the strength in character to challenge himself and be
Tom Brady is the greatest football player to ever play the game. This might sound like an opinion, but there are so many facts following from here that it’s basically a true statement that Tom Brady is the G.O.A.T. If you don’t know what G.O.A.T means, well it means that he is just the Greatest Of All Time. It takes a lot to say he is because there are so many other incredible players that have played the sport of football, but none of them are at Tom Brady’s level. He might not be the most jacked guy, but he doesn’t need to be, he is a true leader and mentally a great athlete.
As a result, the NFL selects a player each year to win the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. This award honors Walter Payton by recognizing a player who has made outstanding contributions to his community. The fact that this award is named after Walter Payton demonstrates his lasting impact on others. Unfortunately, Walter Payton’s life after football was short. In 1995, just eight years after retiring, Walter Payton died of progressive liver disease and bile duct cancer.
Lebron is known currently as being the best at what he does and also as one of the greatest to ever do what he does for a living, whereas Harrison may also be known for being one of the best to stand up for his people and show that the government is not always right in every situation. Unfortunately though Harrison’s life was cut short because of the things he believed and the things he wanted to accomplish. Character is something that Harrison showed a lot of, and he never changed throughout the story. He had the same mind set and same plan
While it was reported that Martin felt victimized by the reports and everything that came along with it such as the press and news headlines, Zuckerman stated that "He feels a great sense of relief, Jonathan Martin is a great man, and he's only shown me that he is very honest since the day I met him. He loves football and is eager to get back on the field, regardless of what team he plays for.” Followed by sharing that Martin was ready to resume his football career. This statement followed with incognitos attorney rebutling with stating that Martin was never bullied by Incognito or any Miami Dolphins offensive line members. In the end, Martin was put on the non- football illness and while the season came to an end, Incognito was ultimately never cut off the team. While the bullying took place, there was not safety established for the victim and the perpetrator had no real repercussions besides being suspended for a
Joby will be forever remembered because he was the beat of the army and the drummer boy of one of the bloodiest wars in history. If he would beat slow then the army would be slow and if he would beat fast then the army would be fast. The general was another important part of the Battle of Shiloh. The general made soldiers and Joby feel good about themselves and the war. The Battle of Shiloh was the most important part of history at the time.
Johnny’s a tragic hero because he strives to be a good person and to help others in need; Johnny enlisted in the Vietnam war to “better” his life. In the play people considered johnny as a good person because he helps his father out with the field. Johnny was only 8 years old when he started working like a man; therefore his father feels very proud of him for helping the family. For example, in scene three shows us how he helped out “pass, I already pick 20 trays, paapa”! (Valdez, page 631) That
He also finished with 1,997 rushing yards with 29 touchdowns while also having 203 receiving yards with 2 touchdowns. After college the Miami Dolphins in the 3rd round of the 1979 NFL draft drafted Tony. Tony Nathan was a football star while playing for the Dolphins. While playing in the NFL he had many great games. One of those games being the 1981 divisional playoff game where Tony had 169 total yards of offense and 2 touchdowns.
“Passion is what makes life interesting, what ignites our soul, fuels our love and carries our friendships, stimulates our intellect, and pushes our limits.” This quote said by Pat Tillman represents his life in every aspect. Pat Tillman was born on November 6th, 1976 in California. He went to high school in California and then went to play college football for the Arizona State Sun Devils as a linebacker. After college he was drafted in the NFL playing safety and defensive back for the Arizona Cardinals. Pat Tillman proved that we was a hard working man, loyal, and selfless every day.
In his career he had some things that molded him to his character. He realised that he wanted to be a football player when he was in High School, but he worked twice as hard in college. And after college he was drafted to the Atlanta Falcons and that when he joined the NFL. “You know I’ve had my ups and downs.” Is another quote from Brett Favre. Brett Favre is probably the most known quarterback in the NFL.
Aaron Charles Rodgers, the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, has lived his life in love with football. Ever since he was born, he has had a deep love for the game. He was drafted from UOC (University of California), and since 2005, he has been the starting quarterback for the Packers. He has held many records and ranks, and will continue to make more. Now that he’s won a superbowl and recognized as, perhaps, the best quarterback in football, many forget that Aaron Rodgers’ success was guaranteed.
Jimmy never missed a single game or football practice of theirs. My Papa was a bit of a giggle box, constantly laughing and smiling never a frown on his face. Jimmy was the problem solver of the family, if you were ever in need of advice he was there to listen and help. Papa was a very spirited man and nothing could break that spirit, not even when he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Yes, ALS limited him to as what he could do, even