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GUT CHECK WITH BILL BELICHICK

Don't let the frumpy grey hoodie fool you. Coach Bill Belichick is no fashion icon but that's the only standard he hasn't set in the National Football League. Over his fifteen year career, Belichick has: 6 Super Bowl appearances (including 4 wins), a record-tying 13 division titles, a record-tying 7 straight division titles, a record-setting 23 playoff wins and a .669 winning percentage, second in NFL history. He's heading back for his 7th Super Bowl appearance on February 5th. Plain and simple - Belichick is the best. Even if you're not big into NFL football Belichick's example has something to offer you. Are you responsible for a business, ministry or a family? You need gut check moments - times to…
Bob Jones
October 2, 2016
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Kez McCorvey’s Story: Under Control

Big hits, broken bones and torn ligaments are part of the risk every pro football player takes in exchange for the promise of gridiron glory. However, its the hits off the field that can do the most damage to a player. Kez McCorvey knows about torn ligaments, crushed dreams and broken hearts. He won a National Championship in the NCAA and had careers in the NFL and CFL. Listening to McCorvey on North Pointe's 2015 Green and Gold Kick-Off Sunday, was a reminder that life, like football, can be a dangerous sport. A Born Athlete Born January 23, 1972 in Mississippi, McCorvey grew up with three siblings in a poor environment, without a father, and with his mother on welfare.…
Bob Jones
September 13, 2015
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Peyton Manning on Leadership

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was chosen by his National Football League (NFL) peers to receive one of the sport’s most meaningful honors, The Bart Starr Award, given annually to a player who exemplifies character and leadership on and off the field. Since the day he was selected as the No. 1 pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, Manning has demonstrated admirable resolve to invest in every community he and his wife, Ashley, have lived in. The PeyBack Foundation has provided more than $10 million of impact to at risk youth in Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana and Tennessee through its grants and programs since its inception in 1999. 30 LEADERSHIP QUOTES FROM PEYTON MANNING 1. You better be prepared to be…
Bob Jones
May 13, 2015
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THE FIGHT OF YOUR LIFE: COACH PAGANO’S STORY

Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia Sept. 26, 2012, just days after his third game as a first-year head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. He was immediately admitted to hospital for treatment. The Colts, 1-2 at the time and coming off a 2-14 season, returned to Lucas Oil Stadium to play the powerhouse Packers from Green Bay in their next game. Coach On The Sidelines Pagano watched the game from an Indianapolis hospital room. I watched the game as well and saw wide receiver, Reggie Wayne, carry the team and his coach, on his back. Wayne violated the NFL's strict uniform policy by wearing orange gloves and an orange mouthpiece (the color signifying leukemia awareness). He led the Colts in…
Bob Jones
November 1, 2014