Posted by Todd On October - 2 - 2011 2 Comments

To all my sports fans this month I’d like to pay tribute to those teams and individuals that won a championship ring or brought home the gold! The road to championships is a winding road with many curves and obstacles. Take a look back at Auburn’s come back wins in 2010, and Alabama’s close calls in 2009. The truth is that winning comes down to a matter of inches and seconds. Many have come up short or let time pass them by. Winners are immune to adversity and adversity is something every champ has faced. As your favorite team take the field this week, take a moment and reminisce on how fun it was watching them be successful!

“Remembering A Champ”

They have knowledge only the strong would know,
They went on this journey long ago.
With grit and wit as they hit with incredible pride,
They took us all on an unforgettable ride.

Just as wave after wave won’t batter the shark,
The brave never cave it’s a matter of heart.
When they were hurt they proved their worth, because they understood the pain.
Their code was play with soul and now a banner hangs.

They shared a common goal… to win a ring,
Today it is an honor to commend supreme.
A team is not a team when they first enter camp,
This is the reason and the season to remember a champ.

Written By: Todd Bates
9/26/2011
(c) Todd Bates Enterprises LLC
Inspired & Motivated

Categories: Previous Months

2 Responses

  1. Sam Phillips says:

    Todd

    May you continue to remind us of the great tradition and Tide’s pride we all should be proud.May God continue to bless you and your family.The boys send their love.

    Sam

  2. Mama Owens says:

    Todd you have done a great job this month on there poem it was very motivated.love Mama Owens

Leave a Reply

Featured Posts

Monthly Tab.

“Home Team”, April, 2017 P

Home Team PDF - PRINTABLE VERSION "Home Team" 4-21-17 From "WANT TO...to KNOW HOW." From "getting there...to go ...

OCT POM 16

“Confidence is a Fur” Octo

"Confidence Is A Fur" Don't wear doubt or quit, With your outfit. Don't allow worry or ...

Whatever It Takes

“Whatever It Takes” August

“Whatever It Takes” I would give anything, I put that on everything, If my name could carry ...

Family Man

“Family Man” June, 2016 Po

June, 2016 Poem of the Month “Family Man" Gotta love this, Gotta love that, Where my hug at? Where ...

TODD BATES CAMP

2016 Todd Bates Camp

Mark your calendar! The 10th Annual Todd Bates Football Skills Camp will be held at ...