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Through My Eyes (Large Print)by Tim Tebow
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The Gronkowski family is a legitimate miracle. 5 towering brothers:and#160;Three who play in the NFL -and#160;a Denver Bronco, a Cleveland Brown and a record-breaking tight end with the New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski, who is realizing aand#160;meteoric rise to a spot in NFL history. Another who played major league baseball. And the youngest, an up-and-coming Division 1 football player.and#160; Growing Up Gronkand#160;takes readers behind the scenes to tell the Gronkowski's incredible story, revealing how they were raised, how they were motivated, how they trained, how they played, even how their mother kept them fed.and#160;It all started with their father, Gordy, under whose tutelage this collection of giants has broken every rule about how 21st century athletic success functions. Beyond their monstrousand#160;size, physicality, and raw talent, Papa Gronk recognized early on that a clear commitment to fitness, health, and determination would give his boys a leg up in a way other families simply couldnand#8217;t match.and#160;
This unique story of the NFL's new first family reveals the secrets to the Gronkowski's collective success and opens the door a one-of-a-kindand#160;household, a veritable incubator ofand#160;athletic greatness.
The incredible story of how one family raisedand#160;three NFL players (including superstar Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski), a professionaland#160;baseball player, and an up-and-coming Division 1 football player, by harnessing the raw talent and strength of this band of determined giants and committing them early on to a carefully calibrated fitness and health regimen .
Over the last five years, Tim Tebow has established himself as one of the greatest college football quarterbacks in history and a top prospect in the NFL. During that time hes won two BCS national championships with the University of Florida, become the first sophomore in NCAA history to win the Heisman Trophy, and, in the face of public scrutiny, been selected in the first round of the NFL draft by the Denver Broncos.
Now Tebow reveals how his faith, his family values, and his drive to succeed have made him the person and the athlete he is today. The son of Christian missionaries, Tebow details his life both on the field and off, taking you from his birth in the Philippines, to his homeschooled upbringing, to his record-setting college career and his rookie season in Denver. What emerges is a captivating portrait of a man whose passions demand the best from teammates, whose words inspire faith in others, and whose heart leaves nothing on the field.
FormerUniversity of Florida star quarterback, 2010 first-round draft pick for theDenver Broncos, and devout Christian Tim Tebow tellsthe story of his faith, his life, and his career in football in Through MyEyes. Written with Nathan Whitaker, the New York Times bestsellingcoauthor of Quiet Strength, with Tony Dungy, Through My Eyes givesfans a first look into the heart of an athlete whose talent and devotion havemade him one of the most provocative figures in football.
About the Author
Tim Tebow is one of the most accomplished players in college football history. A two-time winner of the NCAA National Football Championship with the University of Florida, Tim is also the first-ever sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy. He then went on to become a two-time winner of the Maxwell Award for the nation’s top football player, while also winning the Davey O’Brien Award for the nation’s best college quarterback and the James E. Sullivan Award for the most outstanding amateur athlete in any sport. He is the founder of the Tim Tebow Foundation which was started to bring faith, hope, and love to those needing a brighter day in the darkest hour of need, and in April 2010, Tim was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He lives in Colorado.
Table of Contents
and#160;and#160; Gronk Lineupand#8195;ix
and#160;and#160; Introduction: The Day the Dream Turned Realand#8195;xiii
1.and#160;A Star Is Bornand#8195;1
2.and#160;Gordy: Papa Gronkand#8195;11
3.and#160;The Evolution of Trainingand#8195;31
4.and#160;Gordie Jr.: Doesnand#8217;t He Know the Rest
of the Family Plays Football?and#8195;45
6.and#160;Dan: The Talented Workhorseand#8195;81
7.and#160;Competition and Physical Playand#8195;99
8.and#160;Chris: Brains and a Pedigreeand#8195;115
9.and#160;A New Generation of Tight Endsand#8195;133
10.and#160;Rob: The Superstarand#8195;143
12.and#160;Goose: Greatness Expectedand#8195;179
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