Jerry Rice spent 20 years making every sacrifice he could to play the game he loved. He knew his football career was over when all those sacrifices weren't enough to make him a key player in Denver for one, final season.

I was born the day after the San Francisco 49ers won the superbowl in 85. Joe Montana and Jerry Rice were talked about in my family like they were old friends. I grew up idolizing Rice.

My mother is in mourning... I pity my father and brother