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LOOKING BACK - IN THE DAY - SEPT. 2015 - # 2

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LAQUON TREADWELL IS HEALED AND THAT'S A DAMN NEAR MIRACLE 
#  1  > It's only Treadwell on a treadmill. He isn't jogging particularly fast, but he is jogging. The Laquon Treadwell in the video is 25 pounds lighter than the 230 he weighed last season, when Ole Miss was poised to enter the College Football Playoff__until the moment Treadwell got caught from behind. "That was a long way to go," says Treadwell of the time between those first rehab steps and where he is today. "But it was a start." Now a junior receiver, he chose the clip as the first image of his new Instagram story because he wanted the world to see him moving again.

#  2  > Moving on his injured left leg and moving past that fateful night at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The scenario last Nov. 1 was something Treadwell might have dreamed us playing in the yard or on the street in Crete, Ill., a quaint suburb south of Chicago. Four days earlier the playoff selection committee had released i…

CALLED TO COACH - CHAPTER # 1 - # 8

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HOLDING THE ROPE
CHAPTER  #  1 !!!!!

#  1  > The second day of January 2010 started like any other during the last half century as the head coach of a college football team. I awoke at four o'clock in the morning, started a fresh pot of coffee, and was joined at the breakfast table by Ann, my wife of sixty years. Together, we spent an hour reading Scripture. Our ritual has always been to start with Genesis, and when we finish Revelation, we go back and read the entire Bible again. When we finish reading each morning, we spend several minutes praying together. God has answered so many of my prayers over the years that I'll never have enough time to thank Him for all my blessings. He blessed me with a wonderful family: my loving wife, six children and their spouses, twenty-one beautiful grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. God also blessed me with the wonderful career He chose for me. I've always believed that God wanted me to be a football coach, that it was my cal…