Thankfully, all you have to do to answer that question is mosey on over to Made by Rae or Made where they are having Celebrate the Boy month.
However, I found the inspiration for Jackson's gift here. A taggie football! It was so cute, I just had to do it. So, I kind of remembered her tutorial (photogenic memory, its a gift and a curse) and just went with it, but my first design looked more like a round ball then a foot ball. SOOOO, on to take two. This time I figured out that I would have to make my lens (the eye shape that a football is pieced together with) thinner and longer. Done and Done..... And have come up with this: