3. He also inspired other coaches to be the best they can be. B. Lombardi Trophy 1. The Super Bowl Trophy is named the “Lombardi Trophy,” in his honor, as he coached the Packers to the first two Super Bowl victories. C. One of the Greatest Coach of All-Time 1. He is also looked at as one of the Greatest football coaches of all time because of his tremendous success at all levels especially in the NFL. His final record as an NFL coach over ten years is 96 wins, 34 losses and 6 ties, including five NFL championships. He is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Internal summary)- After his death, he left behind a strong legacy of being a great motivator and one of the greatest coaches of all time. Transition- In conclusion, Conclusion
I. Review (each main point): You should now have a precise understanding of his 1. Early Life 2. Teaching and Coaching Career 3. Legacy II. Summarize (overall theme): Vince Lombardi’s life was greatly influenced by his family, religion and sports. He worked his way up, starting as a High School teacher and assistant coach then to the college ranks and finally to the NFL where he left behind a legacy of no other. Lombardi had transformed the NFL and the sport of football and his legend has only grown in the decade since. III. Creative concluding thought (end with impact): In all aspects of his life, Lombardi certainly lived by his motto of “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing” (Lombardi).
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