Each of their names are tattooed on Sauphia’s neck. Their Christian faith is represented by a cross necklace
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Also on Sauphia’s neck is a yellow ribbon. It is the only colour on the whole tattoo and carries most weight.
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A yellow ribbon signifies bone cancer. Sauphia was first diagnosed with Osteosarcoma back in 2016. She has been cancer-free since May 2017.
The rest of Dan Lanning’s tattoo represents his coaching career.
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— 2008-2010: Park Hill South High School in Kansas City, Missouri. (Area code: 816.)
Special Teams, Defensive Backs, Wide Receivers
— 2011: University of Pittsburgh
— 2012-2013: Arizona State University
Graduate Assistant, Recruiting Co-ordinator
— 2014: Sam Houston State
Defensive backs, co-Recruiting Coordinator
— 2015: University of Alabama
— 2018-2021: University of Georgia (UGA beat Bama 33-18 in the national championship)
Defensive Coordinator, Linebacker Outside
— 2022-present: University of Oregon
???? — Boomerang?
Lanning was also the Inside Linebackers coach, and Recruiting Coordinator for Memphis for two years. The tattoo does not reflect his time with Tigers. I can’t figure it out.
The unknown seems to be a boomerang. It could be Memphis.
Boomerangs, if not, symbolize that what you send out into this world comes back to you. Maybe it has some symbolic meaning in the Lanning household. I can’t figure it out.
Lanning’s tattoo very profound. His entire life has been spent on his left side.