"Harder" The chip on your shoulder becomes your weapon, When you're sick of being second. Never been gave nothing, Took nothing & made something, Been waiting... That day's coming. Look at ‘em...afraid ...
On December 5, 2009 the Alabama Crimson Tide battled the Florida Gators at the Georgia Dome for the SEC Championship title. Just before the start of the game, quarterback Greg McElroy huddled up his teammates and commanded them, “Let’s go be champions, boys!” And ‘Champions’ they became. Greg McElroy (#12) had a great game – [ Read More ]
This month’s poem is in honor of Mother’s and Father’s Day. “A Parent’s Sacrifice” is for all of the parents, biological or not, that step-in and take care of children! Have a great month! “A Parent’s Sacrifice” Nobody tells you what you’ll give up, Times will get hard and you’ll live tough. The late night [ Read More ]
The 9th Annual Todd Bates Football Skills Camp will be held at the Heflin Recreation Center June 13, 2015. The camp is FREE thanks to local sponsors. Participants must pre-register in order to attend. This camp is currently for participants ages 6-13. Only 100 spots are available. Contact the Heflin Recreation Center at 256-463-5434 to [ Read More ]
Have a great month! Remember you can follow me on twitter @CoachToddBates for weekly inspirational quotes and messages. “Fight Back” When it’s tight and the competition is splitting hairs, One must fight and have one mission…getting there. Multiple individuals but a single mind, We don’t walk between the lines and tough is how our team [ Read More ]
Have a great month! “Unattainable” It’s that thing that you think you need to have, You reach for keeps, but it exceeds your grasp. Success…you want her so bad her scent makes you dance, But people only give you one percent of a chance. Get acquainted with toughness when things don’t go right. Every [ Read More ]
Have a great month! “Pointing At a Plane” One chance to advance, One shot’s all you’ve got, This is it…like it or not. Make the most of your post, Pay attention take notes, And if there is an election you’ll get all the votes. Why are you just sitting there when you’re anointed in the [ Read More ]
The August, 2015 "Poem of the Month" is "A Coaches Approach". I pray you have a great month and please keep all coaches, teachers and community leaders lifted up in ...
On December 5, 2009 the Alabama Crimson Tide battled the Florida Gators at the Georgia Dome for the SEC Championship title. Just before the start of the game, quarterback ...
"The Best" A TEAM must be equipped with LEADERSHIP, If they ever PLAN to see a ship. I Believe Everything Starts There, Because life's TOUGH & no part's fair. Everyone ...
"B.E.S.T" Be Everything Successful Today. It's all in your methods and ways. Bright is Every Star at Times, But it all starts in one’s mind. You must Believe, Endure, Strive, and Trust, To get ...
TheBamaWay "The Bama Way: Profiles of Champions" pre-order your copy today! I co-authored this book with two great men Scott Lynch and Scott Haugen! The book is about players from each ...
The 9th Annual Todd Bates Football Skills Camp will be held at the Heflin Recreation Center June 13, 2015. The camp is FREE thanks to local sponsors. Participants must pre-register ...
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