Originally written on Players View  |  Last updated 11/20/14

San Francisco running back Brandon Jacobs has been called a lot of things. Now he can be called a genuinely good guy.

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  • Why is this news? MOst NFL stars are involved in community outreach in one form or another. So what's supposed to be newsworthy here? Or is this just another story that becomes "national" because it's coming out of NYC? To that I say, Baloney!
  • The topic of Brandon Jacob stems back to the belief in someone when the chips are down; not what will sell the news with murders, sexual misconduct, or other graphic news that we hear about daily---it is called compassion from a young boy for an adult. Kids and even adults need to have someone to believe in them when the going gets tough and obviously you have never been in a situation like that. This young boy took all that he had and was willing to give it up for a role model who had devoted his life to football; maybe now Jacobs felt like he was being left behind by the team/coach that his heart and soul had been devoted to for so long. So, this young boy felt empathy and love for Brandon Jacobs and was willing to give of himself, plus now the young boy pikced up on quickly that Jacobs needed some morale building. This boy could wind up even being a coach himself one day from this experience in his life and possibly change his entire life due to this. What about you? Maybe you need some morale building in your life? Is it national news, maybe not; but it sure touched my heart.
  • That why we have problems so negative it was good thing done maybe if more news was the same more people would follow suit better than fight brawls and such

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