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Success is a Choice

Jan 27, 2020

Bill Curry has been the head football coach at Alabama, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, and Georgia State. He was a 2x SEC Coach of the Year, ACC Coach of the Year, as well as the National Coach of the Year in 1989 for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Before embarking upon a coaching career, he played 10 years in the NFL as a Center. He played in Super Bowls I, III, and V, winning two Super Bowl rings with the Packers and the Colts. 

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In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • What the best teams have in common
  • Playing for Vince Lombardi and Don Shula
  • Attending Martin Luther King's funeral
  • Why Johnny Unitas and Bart Star were so great
  • ... and so much more!!!


Resources, Books, and Links 


Twitter:  @CoachBillCurry

Ten Men You Meet In The Huddle: Lessons from a Football Life by Bill Curry

Articles of Interest . . .

Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . .

Bill Curry in Action

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Thanks again for listening and remember that “Success is a choice. What choice will you make today?”

Jamy Bechler is the author of The Leadership Playbook, host of the Success is a Choice Podcast, professional speaker, and trains organizations on creating championship cultures. Bechler spent 20 years as a college basketball coach and administrator. He has worked with businesses and teams, including the NBA. Follow him on twitter at @CoachBechler. To connect with him via email or find out about his services, please contact You can also subscribe to his insights on success and leadership by clicking here.