20 08, 2014

Inside the Helmet

2017-02-27T22:03:55+00:00 Article, Football|

by Jay Mack

Inside the Helmet

I was reflecting on our last season this past spring while scanning the newspaper one morning.  I nearly fell out of my chair when I saw an article written by Ron Borges of the Boston Globe.  The article started out with: “Bill Belichick still remembers the first time he saw what Bob Troutwine could do.”

This took me back several years when I was the head coach at Christian High School in San Diego.  A private school, we could offer tuition paid spots to promising athletes.  I was doing a lot of hand-wringing over some misgivings about my prospects.  I picked up the phone and called the San Diego Chargers, to find out how they dealt with these issues in the NFL Draft.  That was when I first heard of Bob Troutwine.

I called Dr. Troutwine and explained my situation.  He was […]