The happiness and excitement on proud parents face are priceless when you handle business in the classroom, the weight room, and field. When parents and other family members see themselves as active learners and achievers who accomplish goals through hard work and perseverance, kids also strive to be their best selves. For players, spring represents a time to refine techniques and show improvement on the field in hopes of securing a major role heading into the fall. Meanwhile, coaches are free to experiment with the roster and schemes while analyzing strengths and weaknesses on their rosters. Even though college football players are constantly training in the months leading up to kickoff in the fall, the spring is the most important stretch of the offseason. That is because it is a period that involves trial and error on the field in preparation for situations that will arise in the fall. While stress isn’t unique to athletes, the pressure to perform can be a heavy burden to carry. Stay Focused at all times because many athletes quit because their playing time is dramatically reduced which creates discouragement and eventually leads the player to quit. This is the time for all Student Athletes to Win on and Off the field from Colorado Football to Jackson State Football this is the time for all players to Shine. The Life and Football Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast, Pocketcasts, Radio Public, Stitcher, Player FM, & YouTube!!