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Coaches and 'Anti-football Values'

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Coaches and 'Anti-football Values'

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Coaches and 'Anti-football Values'

Coaches and 'Anti-football Values'

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With all the brutal tackles and violent collisions on the football field these days, Commentator Frank Deford worries players aren't feeling the love anymore. Deford draws a lesson from Season of Life, a book that details how an old Baltimore Colt lineman, who is now a minister and volunteer high-school football coach, uses the sport to teach "anti-football values."