By Glenn Stout
Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, Roy Reigels within the 1929 Rose Bowl, Frank Reich and the Buffalo money owed through the 1993 NFL playoffs, Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets in 2004, the full St. Louis Cardinals crew within the 2011 international sequence . . . What do those gamers have in universal? each one of them used to be on the point of a humiliating defeat. yet for the time being after they may have referred to as it quits, they did not. those 5 real-life tales, illustrated with black-and-white pictures, will motivate readers old and young.
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I regretted doing it, even as you do, but you’ll get over it. . Let’s get back together in four–five years . . and we’ll have a good laugh together. Your friend, Roy Riegels Roy Riegels may once have run the wrong way on a football field, but off the field, where it was more important, he did almost everything else right. They might have called him “Wrong Way” Riegels after that game, but no one ever called him a loser. The Buffalo Bills quarterback Frank Reich and kicker Steve Christie celebrate after Christie's field goal caps the Bills' stunning comeback.
He stayed calm and patient, hitting passes when it mattered most, including two more touchdown tosses, and led Maryland to an incredible 42–40 victory in one of the greatest comebacks in the history of college football. He learned a valuable lesson that day. As he said later, he learned that to lead a team from behind, “You don’t have to play bombs away” and throw the ball on every down. He simply stayed in his team’s offense and took advantage of what the defense gave him, using runs and shorter passes to move the ball instead of trying to throw for a touchdown on every play.
It never feels good losing,” said Tebow at a press conference after the game. “It definitely puts a bad taste in your mouth. ” Although the loss dropped the Broncos’ record to 1–5, Tim Tebow was not prepared to give up on the season. Over the next few months the rest of the NFL would learn just how badly Tim and his teammates wanted to get rid of that bad taste and taste victory instead. Tim Tebow was just getting started. *** Another player may well have been ready to give up, but Tim Tebow wasn’t just another football player.
Against All Odds. Never Give up by Glenn Stout