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    Dilfer: "Football Challenges You to Adopt Principles that Are Going to Help You in Life"

    By Taken from play football.nfl.com 05/18/2021, 10:30am PDT

    Welcome to Why We Play, a series of discussions with current players and NFL Legends about their youth football experience and why they play the game.

    As a kid, Trent Dilfer played all the sports his mom could sign him up for. 

    "My mother’s philosophy for me was to try everything and then find my groove," Dilfer said.

    So there was young Trent playing football, baseball, basketball, track and field, golf — even some time on a swim team. But it didn’t take too long to figure out football was his sport.

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