We’re pretty impressed with Danny Etling’s skill as an athlete, but we’re even more impressed with his character. He’s one of our Top Five for September.
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We’re concentrating on Key Words – those that represent the way these extraordinary individuals think and conduct themselves.
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Danny was not chosen as Purdue’s starting quarterback for the 2013-14 season. . .
. . . but he knows there’s more to the game than that.
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Danny Etling’s Key Words:
“’It’s not too hard to ignore [which quarterback gets more "ball time"] once you get into the practice, because our practices are fast-paced and you don’t have a lot of time to think about that kind of stuff,’ Etling said. ‘It’s really a team thing and it’s all about the team. That’s one thing they’ve really strived to nail into us. It’s not about you, or how much you’re playing, but it’s about the team. There’s really no room for selfishness here.’”
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Etling of Terre Haute, was interviewed by the Tribune Star during Fall Football Camp in West Lafayette this past week, and was competing for the starting QB spot going into the 2013-14 season.
For more reading on Etling, check out this Indy Sports Legend article.
For his perspective on what it takes to get the job done, and his attitude toward the important things in life, Danny makes AAH’s Top Five.
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Each of the individuals in this month’s Top Five is a person who acts on their inspiration and in turn is an inspiration to others. You can select this link to see who the others are in the AAH September Top Five list: http://wp.me/pwfad-13O