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When His Sons Came Home With Trophies From School, This NFL Player Threw Them Away — Find Out Why HERE!

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James Harrison is one bad dude on the football field.

He's a vicious defensive lineman who makes a lot of money sacking quarterbacks and making life difficult for opposing teams. And off the field, he's a pretty darn good dad!

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Now, Harrison is trending beyond the sports world because of something he did — or rather, didn't do — for his kids!

When Harrison's sons came home from school with trophies given to them as student athletes despite the fact that they didn't win anything, the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman couldn't abide by that; he decided to take away the trophies until the boys had earned one the hard way!

Harrison, writing on Instagram, explained why he took the boys' participation trophies away, and why it was so important for his kids to only be rewarded for an achievement, rather than just showing up:

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