1. Welcome to CowboysZone!  Join us!  Come on!  You know you want to!

News: StrTgrm:Cowboys' Jay Ratliff 'motivated' by memories of his grandparents

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by BrAinPaiNt, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

    60,067 Messages
    3,303 Likes Received

    IRVING -- Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff returned to practice Friday and will play against the Houston Texans on Sunday with a heavy heart and a renewed spirit after burying his grandparents this week in Hahira, Ga.
    Willie Ratliff, 84, and his wife Arletha, 74, died in a house fire.

    Ratliff's grandfather was a double amputee and World War II veteran. His grandmother was found in the bed holding him. She apparently decided if she couldn't get him out, then she was going to die with him, Ratliff said.

    Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/09/25/2493770/cowboys-jay-ratliff-motivated.html#ixzz10Xza4TWI
  2. diehard2294

    diehard2294 America's Team

    4,413 Messages
    349 Likes Received
  3. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

    9,637 Messages
    132 Likes Received
    We start our run tomorrow with Ratliff leading the way. I bet we live in their backfield tomorrow.. Emotion can do amazing things to you and I bet our D feeds off Ratliff's emotions tomorrow.. We get it started tomorrow..
  4. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

    27,093 Messages
    0 Likes Received
    My favorite player on this team... God bless.

Share This Page