“I have three kids and I wanted to be back here to raise them near their grandparents,” he said. “It’s nice being back here.”
One of the unexpected benefits of the move was being able to attend Friday’s reunion and see friends he hadn’t seen in years.
“It’s awesome to get to come back and see guys you haven’t talked to in a long time,” he said. “They always tell you that winning a championship is a big deal, but as you get older it doesn’t always seem that way. But being back out here with your kids, and that great feeling comes back.”