As football begins I’m reminded of the story of Johnny who loved playing sandlot football, but was just a scrawny, little kid and a bench warmer on his high school team.
Johnny’s chance came when the first string quarterback broke his ankle and he became a starter. His dream was to play college football at Notre Dame, but was rejected. University of Pittsburg offered him a scholarship, but he failed the entrance exam. Finally the University of Louisville offered him a scholarship. Continue reading