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5. "This is who we are. This is what we do."
There are some sweet moments in Broncos history, to be sure. But you don't put 25 years of your life into anything without accruing some sad memories along the way. Still, when we asked Hocking if he had any regrets or second thoughts about giving so much of himself to the Broncos, he answered simply, "No."
"You know, some people take their vacation and go for a ride somewhere or go back East or go to California or whatever. This is what we do. We've done this so long that, of our group, a few people have died and passed on. There is a thing that me and this one guy, Tim Dolph...if you look at our trailer up by the speakers, there's a couple of Broncos players that have come tailgated with us and they autographed the trailer. But Tim and I were up there and what we wrote -- this is a thing that he always said at the tailgate and so finally we wrote it down on the trailer -- was, 'This is who we are. This is what we do.'
"You said, 'Do I ever regret or have second...' No. This is what we do. This is who we are."
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