Sometimes you have to look in the most unique places to find motivation and sometimes that motivation is right in front of your face but you're too close to see it. In 2007 Tom Coughlin invited Lt. Col. Gregory Gadson to meet with the team and talk to them about “service, duty, perseverance and adversity.
Lt. Col. Gadson had lost bough his legs, above the knee when fighting in Iraq. The former West Point football player gave such a moving and emotional speech that each and every player on the 2007 team reached deep down inside and found something.
"You don't get to pick your circumstances. It's your obligation to be your best no matter what you're asked to do." Lieutenant Colonel Greg Gadson said, and it stuck with every play that wore a NY on their helmet that year.
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