Former Spartan Cam Colvin had lost both of his parents by his junior season. He went on to play for The University of Oregon and the 49ers before being sidelined with injuries. Today he’s a successful real estate developer who recalls the impact of commitment cards.

“It was an amazing bonding opportunity. For example, I’d commit to you that I would catch 100 balls after practice, 5 game day catches, 2 touchdowns, and no missed blocks. It was our way of setting goals for the week and to getting them done. It made us closer. We policed ourselves.”    - Carmine Gallo FORBES


“I've already lived through the hardest parts of my life. I've sat in the front row for the funerals of both my parents, so a broken ankle isn't anything. I'd take that any day over what I've been through” –ESPN Interview