We hear a lot about football players who behave badly, so it’s always nice to read about those that don’t. Kurt Warner, the Super Bowl winning quarterback who is currently having a late-career resurgence in Arizona (he’s 37, which is old for the NFL) is also a father. A father of seven. Two of the seven were from his wife Brenda’s previous marriage; one of those two has special needs (not mentioned in the Times article).
Warner is a great sports success story; he was stocking shelves at a supermarket before joining the Rams and leading them to a Super Bowl. He’s living proof that NFL players don’t have to be highly touted, heavily recruited college athletes in order to play well. If the Times article is to be believed, he and his wife Brenda are also pretty good parents.
Kurt and Brenda (a former Marine) have a list they call, “Eight Rules for Being a Warner Daughter or Son.” Some highlights:
1. Everyone has to agree on which strangers