• It's never been about football, but about becoming the best and fullest person I could be. And to think that I went from the kid with a GPA in the basement to going to college on a football scholarship-I was thankful and humbled by how far I'd come in just a few years. I knew that miracles really do happen.

    Michael Oher (2012). “I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond”, p.148, Penguin