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J. Kramer

“My whole life has been one of seeking experience.” Jerry Kramer Jerry Kramer was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame earlier this month. Kramer played football at the University of Idaho and was selected by the Green Bay … Continue reading

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“I hate losing and I’m going to do whatever it takes to be the best at whatever I’m doing.” Carson Wentz Carson Wentz starred at North Dakota State before being drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the second overall pick … Continue reading

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Cradle of Coaches

“There is nothing like Miami, nothing like the Cradle of Coaches.” John Harbaugh Bob Kurz,Newhouse was the Sports Information Director at Miami University, coined the phrase “Cradle of Coaches” in 1959. Miami University then unofficially was known as the, “Cradle … Continue reading

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Ara

“A good coach makes his players see what they can be, rather than what they are.” Ara Parseghian Ara Parseghian recently passed away at age 94. Ara Parseghian was the head football coach at Miami (five seasons), Northwestern (eight seasons) … Continue reading

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Cradle of Quarterbacks

“It’s our people and work ethic. The six Hall of Fame QB’s from Western PA. didn’t do it themselves.” Joe Namath Johnny Unitas won three NFL Championships and one Super Bowl. He was a 10-time Pro Bowl selection who was … Continue reading

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Automatic Adam

“There was a perception of kickers not being athletes. That’s in the past.” Adam Vinatieri, “the Man” Adam Vinatieri has been a place kicker in the National Football League for 21 years. Vinatieri has been selected to play in the … Continue reading

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Captain Comeback

“Attack each day with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind.” Jim Harbaugh Jim Harbaugh was a quarterback in the NFL for 14 years. Harbaugh played for the Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, and San Diego Chargers. Harbaugh led the Colts … Continue reading

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