The Jersey Effect


  • What Is Your Life’s Work

    In my book, The Jersey Effect, I asked Tony Dungy to weigh in with his thoughts on our purpose and mission in life. Previously, we posted here about his four pillars of growth. But in his chapter, he reveals much more. What’s interesting is how we start this chapter by Coach Dungy. The opening line, […]

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  • A True Picture of Life and The Jersey

    From where I sit in my study I can see many pictures. There’s one of an old F-16 with a Colts horseshoe painted on its tail taking its final flight. It was flying over Lucas Oil Stadium. The picture was given to me by the pilot and snapped by his wingman just a few yards […]

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  • Black Dog Book Signing Wrap Up

    Darrin and I had a wonderful time at Black Dog Bookstore for our book signing. There were so many great people and the reception of The Jersey Effect was overwhelming. God certainly is good. Owner of Black Dog Book Store, Tania Roudebush said, “We sold 52 books Friday night.  That is very good.  The average signing […]

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  • Book Signing at Black Dog Books in Zionsville

    Come out this Friday night for a book signing at Black Dog Book Store in Zionsville, IN. While you enjoy the annual Brick Street Art Walk, perusing the quaint village of Zionsvile, Hunter Smith and co-author Darrin Gray. The Jersey Effect is a book that will teach readers how to put sports in the right […]

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  • Are You Living the Four Pillars of Growth

    One of the most important things we can do as athletes, or anyone for that matter, is grow into maturity. Maturity in Christ. In my book, The Jersey Effect, Tony Dungy gives his take on this. He talked about how we need to grow in four areas: We need to grow academically. We need to […]

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  • The Jersey Effect Has Been Released

    It’s finally here. June 1, the official release date of “The Jersey Effect: Beyond The World Championship” While I was still playing for the Redskins, my good friend, Darrin Gray, approached me with an idea: Write a book about the negative effect a jersey can have on an athlete and the positive effect an athlete […]

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