James Harrison explains why he returned his children’s participation trophies

Pittsburgh Steelers great and two-time Super Bowl champion was disgusted to find out last year that his two sons were awarded participation trophies, which made him a bit of a hero to old-school parents who don’t approve of such awards. 

In an appearance on Steve Harvey, Harrison recalls the discussion he had with his children, and revealed that he left the trophies on their coach’s porch.

On today’s show we’re having a discussion about Old School vs New School Parenting. Sat down with James Harrison from The Pittsburgh Steelers to discuss what happened with his kids.

Posted by Steve Harvey TV on Wednesday, March 2, 2016

According to Harrison, he simply wanted to convey to his children that nothing in life is free.