American Rhetoric: Movie Speech
"Brian's Song" (1971)
Gale Sayers: Locker-room Address to Players on Brian Piccolo's Cancer
Sayers: Uh, you uh, all know that we hand out a game ball to the outstanding player. Well, I'd like to change that.
We just got word that Brian Piccolo is -- that's he's sick, very sick.
And, it looks like he might never play football again -- or for a long time.
And, I think we should dedicate ourselves to give our maximum effort to win this game -- and give the game ball to "Pic."
We can all sign it.
And take it up.
[overcome with grief]
Oh, my God.