I feel like I'm the best, but you're not going to get me to say that.
You know, I never looked down the road and said, 'Hey look, one day, the Hall of Fame.' It's always about playing each and every game 100 percent and I thank my teammates for getting me into the Hall because football is a team sport, not an individual sport.
Once you get your education it's going to open up so many doors for you. And the sky's the limit. So that's what I want to deliver to students.
I think the thing about that was I was always willing to work; I was not the fastest or biggest player but I was determined to be the best football player I could be on the football field and I think I was able to accomplish that through hard work.
To me it was never about what I accomplished on the football field, it was about the way I played the game.
I think my secret is that there's no shortcuts for hard work, determination and having that don't give up attitude.
The Enemy of the best is the good. If you're always settling with what's good, you'll never be the best.
Monday Night Football. That was everything to me because you get a chance to show everybody what you're capable of. It's only two teams on that Monday night.
I think I just went into a system that was willing to utilize me and gave me opportunities and I felt fortunate to be able to go to Oakland and put the silver and black on. I wanted to prove to everybody that I could still play.
Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't.
Last Update: 24 September 2022
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