This is the story of persistence by a man named Brandon Crawford. Brandon played Division I football for Ball State University at the age of 31. In this video, check out his story of never quitting on your dreams.
- Here is an article that tells about Brandon and the next step in his football career – the NFL!
- Here is more information about Brandon and his amazing football career at Ball State.
Topics for Discussion:
- Why was the team’s game against Navy so important to Brandon?
- What qualities did Brandon show in refusing to give up on his dream?
- Do you have a dream that seems out of reach? Read the poem that helped inspire Brandon, and DON’T QUIT!
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