Running Back Averages 69-Yards Per Carry!

"Man on the Run"

I have a new favorite running back. He may not bench 350-lbs. or run the 40-yard dash in less than 5 seconds…but he’s strong, courageous, and carries the ball with class. He’s never fumbled. He’s never been penalized. And, most impressive, he averages 69-yards-per-carry. His name is Jack Hoffman, and he’s 7-years old. Here’s the video of Jack’s touchdown from the Spring Game:Jack Hoffman’s Story: On April 22, 2011 Jack Hoffman, a little bike-riding, fish-catching, Husker-football … [Read more...]

How Hancock Helped Ware Hold It Together

Ware and Hancock

In the middle of the worst sports injury ever captured on television, a brother emerged. When Kevin Ware’s teammate, Luke Hancock, saw his friend lying on the floor with six inches of bone protruding from his skin, he felt sick and numb like the rest of America. But then Hancock collected himself and rushed to Ware’s side. Hancock held Ware’s hand and told him that they’d get through this together.Ware didn’t respond at first. He was in shock. So Hancock simply squeezed Ware’s hand and starte … [Read more...]

Lance Armstrong’s Ends…Do They Justify His Means?

Lance Armstrong - Livestrong

A friend recently asked a question that many of us are asking these days. He wrote: “I’m torn between two ideas: ‘Lance Armstrong is the greatest fraud in the history of sport’ AND ‘Look at all the lives he's saved with his Livestrong foundation.’Does the end justify the means?” To ask the question, “does the end justify the means?” admits that something ethically, morally, or legally wrong took place. The question is moot if the means were morally acceptable.From a philosophical, bibli … [Read more...]

“Team Jack”…And Why Everyone Looks Good In Red

Team Jack

We all want to be on a team. Some team. Any team. If it happens to be an amazing team…well, that’s a phenomenal bonus. The main thing is that we end up somewhere, with some group of people, all wearing the same jersey, and all working toward the same goal.If you’re not on a team, I’ve got some exciting news for you – you can be on one within the hour, and all it takes is buying a t-shirt. The team is called "Team Jack,” and it’s not just any team—it’s one of those amazing ones. Let me tell yo … [Read more...]


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