May 21, 2007

D.J. without doubt

D.J. Shoemate has been away from football for more than a year, breaking his foot twice in two years.

But despite being sidelined, Shoemate never lost faith. The son of a minister, his spiritual strength guided him when his physical strength could not. As Shoemate begins to heal physically this spring, his faith in God is stronger than ever.

On the football field, Shoemate is 6-foot-1, 218-pounds of fury. Off the field, Dennis Jr. is the son of Dennis Sr, a minister who spent 20-years in the Marine Corp. as a Staff Sargent.. D.J. learned about physical discipline early in life.

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