You realize that after the games, it doesn`t matter how many people are screaming and yelling for them. If they don`t have family, they don`t have a reason to come out (of the locker room) and really take it in. When you see that, it`s really evident how important family really is.
It`s not only a story of success and accomplishment, but needless to say, we are proud of him and all the troops around the globe putting their lives on the line for freedom.
I`m a crier anyway, but it`s just humbling to know that God has blessed him with such a talent, and paved the way for him to be where he`s at. Sitting and watching him play, I know that`s where it comes from.
One of the issues is that our icons are not yet our icons.
If you live here and you see wreck after wreck after wreck, you think about that every time you`re in that intersection.
We`ve tried to not lay a lot on him right now. I don`t think Heath even realizes what an impact he has had.