HOW TO EARN YOUR STRIPES
by Fran Tarkenton
I think one of the most important things in football is to try new thins, especially when you’re a kid. Don’t be afraid to experiment. Explore your abilities. If you get the chance, play different positions like I did. How are you going to know how to throw to a receiver unless you’ve been a receiver? Equipment is important, too. When you’ve earned your stripes, get yourself a good pair of shoes like Puma. They can make a difference in how you play.
When you’ve earned your stripes.
sauce: Boys’ Life December 1976