Herm Edwards: Who Is In Your Huddle?
Herm Edwards was an NFL player for Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, and Atlanta Falcons. Following his playing career, he spent five seasons as the head coach of the New York Jets and three years coaching the Kansas City Chiefs. Edwards spent year as an ESPN analyst, and has supported PCA through appearances at PCA's National Youth Sports Awards and in online course videos, and as a PCA National Advisory Board Member. Recently, Edwards took the job as the Arizona State Head Football Coach (@FootballASU).
In this clip, Herm draws an analogy between the football huddle and the people who join your huddle in life. Are they people of integrity? The advice to choose your friends instead of letting them choose you applies here.
Herm acknowledges that decisions about whom you let into your huddle can be difficult, but it is necessary as a step toward success. He advises that you choose on the basis of trust, accountability and responsibility, as those are values that lead to success.