Over time you come across people and sometime you come across a person like Dick Lebeau, defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers who retired from the Detroit Lions. Everyone who encounters him walks away saying, “Wow that’s one of nicest guys I ever met.”

It was evident coming from a tiny place in Ohio where Lebeau admitted, “I learned that from London, Ohio a small town about two hours from where we’re standing. Honesty and hard work, that’s about all they value down there. It sure has stood me in good stead.”

Building on a career that started in the Motor City of Detroit back in 1959, LeBeau played 14 seasons with the Detroit Lions, earning three straight Pro Bowls from 1965-67. LeBeau talked during his enshrinement speech about

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