Former Iowa State kicker Cole Netten put together a video of mean tweets sent to him throughout his seasons as a Cyclone, followed by the post-season awards he won. He captioned the video, “Y’all made me work harder. Thank you.”
Y'all made me work harder. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/GhcijBwBm7
— Cole Netten (@swollnetten) January 11, 2017
Persevering is achieving something despite the obstacles that may have gotten in the way. Instead of focusing on the negative things people were saying about him, Netten persevered and graduated as the school’s best-ever kicker.