Of course, some troubles pale when compared with others. A few days after Jacqueline's funeral in early November, Donovan spoke to his players about his daughter for nearly 30 minutes. Donovan assured them that the tragedy had not shaken his faith in God. The strength he showed that day hasn't been forgotten. "We knew he was devastated, but he was still telling us everything happens for a reason," Hamilton says. "For a father to say that after losing a child, he must really believe it. I know we believe in him."