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Rooted to family route

Young son, memory of late mother keep Patriots' Gabriel driven to succeed

By Christopher L. Gasper
Globe Staff / October 20, 2006

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The uncertainty was gnawing at Doug Gabriel. It was April 2003 and his life was about to change forever. The NFL draft was looming and Gabriel's football future was on the line, but it was another event that was out of his usually sure hands that kept him awake at night. (Full article: 969 words)

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