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I'm -- out cuts this question to ask at the end -- the segment but some I always think when I see your receipt you.
Why is it but you it seems like it you always want to help people what you is it just fun -- you -- yeah.
I think Greta that has been.
Part of my life because I've received some -- help along the way I look back and see the people who.
-- misspoken and in my life help me out with this.
You know something along the way and it makes you feel like -- if I could do that for someone else does give a little guidance a little assistance a little help at the right time.
Go so so far so that's always been a motivates the mind I think because of other people who have been involved in my life over the years.
-- so now appointed in the sense that you know it's you you walked away from coaching you know you are -- -- in of course.
But is sensitive locked away and even why you're -- pushing helping people.
But it say every time I see your name it's like doing some extraordinary thing to help someone I candidate -- -- -- the most incredible -- hire is again as -- Yet you -- seems so -- -- just there are so involved and yet.
Why don't look at them as -- extraordinary things.
Mike Coates it's -- -- While work for for so many years he talked about Sam Mendes doing doing ordinary things very well and I guess that's how I look at it does.
Doing little things that would would help people.
And sometimes us as a slave to something.
Very very common but the right -- to the right time can make a big difference in someone's life.
We have very nice to say it's not but it's giant to the rest of us so -- so let's not about why I wanted to talk today.
Opera dad what is all pro dad.
All pro dad is an organization that started down in Tampa 1997.
And it was just a group of us who felt like we weren't doing as good job is our.
Fathers did and connecting with kids and -- -- there have been involved in their lives.
Working and coaching and spend and all the time that we had to.
We we just -- badly and so we ended up getting in touch with an organization called family first -- based in Tampa.
And what can we do about this how can we be better -- number one how can we get this message out we start out we had a day we invited deaths of come out to watch the Buccaneers practice and bring their kids.
Kansas spent some time together.
And wind up getting about 3000 people out that day and we say we've got something here men.
Are excited about football they can connect with that let's take some the principles -- going to the football.
And applied to parents and and it's kind of grown we we have.
Over thirteen hundred schools that were involved -- now word -- come out to an all pro -- -- breakfast have breakfast with their kids before school we have big stadium events.
Once a year and in different and -- -- in college stadiums.
What we try to encourages.
-- Again be better -- -- spend time with their kids but the whole focus is -- -- the -- out to men how important -- years.
Is that something that helped -- -- -- pro football either a lot of fathers who perhaps have not been as good a father as a as they as it could be.
But they get involved with the opera -- dot com and suddenly changed lives changed the way they operate.
I think that's been the focus -- for me -- I was doing both I was with all pro dad and I was coaching.
People recognize me as a coach that might see my face and say hey what is that you know what's going on there is that something with the cold so the Buccaneers.
And then they'd get into little more realize okay this this is something with my kids let me explore.
So that I think that.
Help that that name recognition but now more than ever it's just really getting the -- out to.
To younger guys.
Older man everybody that -- parenting -- a lifetime job it's important it's a big responsibility.
And as much as you might enjoy sports that much you might enjoy football.
Association with -- your kids helping them grow helping them to be an all pro.
Is very very important.
I brother back into mission went on it like a new book coming out August 3 can you just look -- I realized lower early but death.
What what some new book.
There were excited the book is actually called the mentor leader and a different way to leave.
And really talks about my experience in the way I tried to lead our football teams things that I learned from.
Basically the -- -- that I played for my parents about leaders have been and it's a little bit different countered to.
Maybe what does society says about -- does not think it's going to be and -- thing and it's going to.
Maybe help impact.
The way people do business.
And the read the headline -- most exciting news is that -- new addition to your.
Well that's part of that all pro dead mentality my wife -- -- loves kids.
We do have another -- -- -- who was about ten months old now.
So that's our seventh -- and our oldest boy and -- is this going to universe -- organ get a -- to start school play football there in the fall.
So we've we've -- from college down to did diverse.
What am speaking about college went finally -- that were a mistake -- going to Minnesota you know I've discussed that many times before the yet.
One -- the timing -- -- mistake your that your early personal flaws I see it but that.
After what do you make of the idea of super -- being played in -- cold stadium like New York.
You know Greta I'm really not for that I think the New York experience is going to be great and for the fans to be able to come and see the sights in New York it'll be wonderful but.
As a -- -- player.
You come to that final game in and a lot of your legacy is gonna rest on whether you win that Super Bowl and not I think every player would -- -- have ideal conditions.
Hopefully they'll be -- it'll be a great day and if it is that'll work out well but if it's snowy cold days and you know you've.
It's this -- bowl is played with a lot of turnovers and and a lot of just adverse conditions I don't think anybody's gonna want that so we'll see what happens I I would prefer those ideal conditions though.
Hey kids experiencing cold weather -- and give to equally matched Super Bowl teams going into that Super Bowl let's say you won as a Green Bay Packers who plays -- a very cold stadium.
And and you have a Miami team or even your old team that Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- that -- Cold weather really impede the warm climate -- -- that disadvantaged.
Not not necessarily vote the warm climate same bill would get a chance to go up to New York they'll get a sense of practice senate -- -- -- mental.
But what what it's gonna happen is the conditions could make it less than ideal -- to actually play the game.
So you don't get to see these things that their best one I've played at Minnesota who.
Those northern cities buffalo they wanted to have those sentiments of games at home it was going to be in -- Venice to be there with their their fans and the cold weather and all that.
But when you've you've got a Super -- -- the two best thing.
You want ideal conditions you wanna be able player -- -- you wanna fast surface.
You you don't wanna play a slow motion -- and cold weather and and sable.
This thing and one in and they're the best payment in the the league this year you do need those good in this sense.
But coach says heavy by the name -- Father's Day to you and of course that congratulations your family and -- -- dead dot com people -- go out and check out the website.
And that I'm sure you go back and talk about your book right August -- right.
We're looking forward to doing that hopefully he'll have a song -- a little closer to that release date but.
Right now Father's Day and I've been a dead is a lot of fun.
And -- thank you sir and as I've said that to begin admire immensely you know all the good work you do -- you -- do a lot thank you -- Thank you -- always -- them with the.
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