“Football is a vocation and an opportunity for ministry,” dungy has written.
dungy later rejoined the team, at great personal distress, out of a sense of duty.
dungy, who is an evangelical Christian, turned his life to good works after he retired from NFL coaching in 2008.
Locksley later said, “I see Coach dungy being a guy with a wealth of experience and knowledge, not just in football, but in life.”
In an interview, Kathleen Hessert, the president of Sports Media Challenge, confirmed that she had contacted dungy.
For instance, dungy often says he likes to work within the system.
dungy, who is 54, has always been a defiantly pious figure in the NFL.
By negotiating with Goodell, dungy merely dignified his punishment regime.
Today, it is nearly impossible to track down every player dungy has sought to help, every injustice he has sought to undo.
The animals rolled luxuriously in the brown, dungy mixture, and Genesmere made his coffee strong.
Old English dung "manure, fertilizer," common Germanic (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon dung "manure;" Old High German tunga "manuring," tung "underground room covered with manure;" German Dung; Old Norse dyngja "heap of manure, women's apartment; Swedish dynga "dung, muck;" Danish dynge "heap, mass, pile"), from PIE *dhengh- "covering" (cf. Lithuanian dengti "to cover," Old Irish dingim "I press").
The word recalls the ancient Germanic custom (reported by Tacitus) of covering underground shelters with manure to keep in warmth in winter. The meaning "animal excrement," whether used as fertilizer or not, is from late 13c.
The whole body of journeymen tailors is divided into two classes, denominated Flints and Dungs: the former work by the day and receive all equal wages; the latter work generally by the piece .Dung beetle attested by 1630s.