Adrian Bybee – Pocatello, Idaho

Adrian Bybee is our Lead Dad of the Week – a beacon of hope to men who find themselves forced to pivot in their lives, careers and dreams.

Adrian Bybee, who lives in Pocatello, Idaho, has spent his life in the mountain time zone, spending parts of his childhood in Wyoming – his favorite mountains– and attending college at Utah State, where he was an undersized and gritty football player.

Always a great athlete, his dream was to play in the N.F.L. He got so much closer to that goal than most, with a solid Division 1 career. But the realization that his dream was not going to come true hit him hard.