We are all blessed to live in the United States and to have the freedoms that we do. Without the brave men and women of our military our country would certainly be a far worse place.
Those of us blessed enough to coach football players for a living should take the time to remind these young men about the far greater sacrifices that the men and women of our military make for the good of our country on a daily basis.
Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin recently invited a Lt. Colonel from the United States Army to spend a day with his team. Below is a video of a short talk the Colonel gave to the team. Good stuff Colonel Davis. Thank you.
Quick note> At the 1:50 mark of the video, Colonel Davis provides the history of the Army's call, "Hooah!"