Football has been a major part of my life for as long as I can remember, yet, I was only able to play on an organized level until middle school. “Too slow, too small.” Since then, I have only played football in back yards with friends, but I’ve greatly admired the legends who have played and coached during my lifetime. Hall of Fame linebacker Jack Lambert of the Pittsburgh Steelers is my all-time favorite player.

I don’t know Jack Lambert, but I sure know what he was on the football field: a four-time Super Bowl champion and a member of the NFL Hall of Fame. Maybe it’s because he was also “too slow” and “too small” by NFL standards that I admired him. He left a big impression on me. I even took some of the traits from his NFL career and applied them to how to be a great dad. Here are 5 traits of a Super Bowl level dad.


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