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He's been on three count on three Super Bowl winning teams once as a coach twice as a player now some folks wanted to work for the Obama administration is a sort of fatherhood czar.
The former Indianapolis coach colts head coach Tony Dungy who just retired after seven seasons at the Helm of the colts.
And more than thirty years of player and coach in the National Football League dungy was a vocal supporter of president Obama during his campaign for the presidency and now.
Indiana democratic senator Evan Bayh says he wants the president to name coach dungy a spokesman.
For responsible fatherhood.
With -- snow live the first African American head coach to win a suitable Tony Dungy has new book out as well called.
Uncommon finding your path to significance and I look forward to talking about that go to great -- -- by conservative spread beyond what I can't imagine.
Somebody in power saying something to me that made me feel better.
Data must be quite an honor to be considered.
For such a thing and I and I wonder if you think that sort of a position is one that might be helpful in America today.
Well I think we do have to do something to reverse this trend we have towards our family splitting up I think that's one of the problems we've got in the country that our young people aren't given the right messages and now we've got to do something to help get that across.
I know you worked for boys and girls clubs you've been active in every county kids organization you can even name.
What what is it that what is it that pushes you in that direction and and what is it that you think you could share with people.
That has changed your life and your and your ideas about how how kids make our world.
But the biggest thing I think that impacted me was my mom and dad and my uncles and aunts and cousins in the family structure and the things I learned from them I can't even imagine.
Growing up and not getting that information.
We've got so many kids now that they're grown up the don't have that and where they're going to get a from we've got to do something to help them get off to a a good start.
If president Obama or someone -- in his administration were to say -- likely to do this sort of thing would you discounted immediately would you consider it.
I never thought of myself as being in political circles but look at a -- the lord can use me and you know I I guess some at the point where you never know.
I mean I gotta tell you I'm kind of a Manning guy and I love the whole Manning fan had a thought that would.
Ole miss time here and that's that's that's my guy eleven is big brother's money cool too despite the fact that he with the Tennessee I wonder if you.
If you miss it and if you sorry you're not going to get the plane that fancy new stadium.
You know I do miss that I text patent quite a bit you know now and we're good friends and you miss those relations have volume players your co workers assistant coaches.
That's the thing I'll miss the most but I think I'll develop some other friendships in life outside of football I took my wife to the inauguration.
-- last week I never would have been able to do that was -- still working and I'm learning that there are things away again.
Good for you I am I watched with interest as as -- talked about you have this sort of father figure.
After your business relationship was coming to a close.
He's a guy who has a father who's been seen I mean unanimously is as one of the finest role models in the country.
And and to hear him speak that way you just just said to me this this is a special relationship what what how to how did you guys relate.
Very well Payton is a historian he loves the game he loves a lot of things that I do kids and and family.
And -- came from a great family his mom and dad were very much to him like my mom and dad were to -- I think we related on a lot of levels.
And then as a head coach and quarterback you're talking in trying to have the same heartbeat.
All the time anyways so it was a pretty special relationship before we go what do you want people to take from the book.
I would want them to take that there's more to life than just financial success career success.
Is that going to be significant in the long run I think what the lord is gifted to do and things that you can do that'll be long last thing.
That's what we've got to look war.
We've got a picture of the book assistant store shelves kind of a mini book -- that's.
That coach dungy zone right now -- there's -- there's a benefit gala game come on this weekend we have a lot of Pittsburgh ties I'm assuming you're about.
See there's this weekend.
I do have a lot of Pittsburgh ties that one next player is through incidents -- with the Arizona and Ezra didn't get that Super Bowl ring with -- so.
Got mixed feelings but.
Once Stiller always been -- Atlantic.
Coast and he's so nice to see good luck with the book thank you very very months -- all right.
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