It's an unfortunate situation, but it's part of football. I'm probably in a better head space than I would have been this time last year or maybe the year before. Everything happens for a reason. The man upstairs has a purpose for everything. Hopefully this will be a learning experience I can learn from and hopefully get better from it.
We can't rest on what we've done, ... It's in the past, and we have to keep moving forward and getting better. Regardless of the things we have been doing good, there are still some bad plays here and there. We've been lucky they haven't been exploited, and we just need to keep doing what we're doing and pound the rock.
I always saw him around his kids. Even though I wasn't married and didn't have children at the time, it encouraged me. He showed us what it took to be a special dad. This is a sad day. It made me want to go home and hug my kids and love them up. You never know when they might not be around aa or you might not be around for them.