35) Mike Holmgren

Mikw Holmgren molded three legendary quarterbacks into leaders, legends, and Hall of Famers.

Shortly after the Coaches category nominees for the Centennial Class of the Hall of Fame were announced, I wrote to some of those great coaches, and I heard from one of those nominees…Mike Holmgren was one of the best quarterback-molding coaches in NFL history, grooming Joe Montana and Steve Young of the 49ers as the team’s offensive coordinator, as well as, as I remember as a kid, Brett Favre with the Packers as their head coach, to be megastars, and won a total of three rings with those two teams.

Holmgren sent me a convincing message encouraging me to keep my faith in order. I thank Mr. Holmgren very, very much for giving me that reminder.


Published by gratitudetogreats

I am a stage 2 squamous cell cancer survivor who did a project to not just celebrate my victory, but celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NFL and the many greats who built that great institution called Gratitude to Greats. This is where I chronicle my responses from where I sent NFL greats my letters and emails...

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