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16 hours ago, FarmTeam said:

Perhaps (?) a little known fact about Coach Ted Wilson here on the T: In addition to being a hall of fame, state championship football coach, he also had an astute ear and heart for music and ministry. Although he’d left MHS coaching right before I got there, he took a (probably volunteer) position at my church as a youth and choral leader, between his time coaching at MHS and DB. He was a great mentor, godly example, and he directed youth choir w/ the same enthusiasm and winning spirit as he coached football. He could get us kids to do anything, even sing! (And w/his teaching/coaching we became really GOOD!) Definitely got many of us, esp us athletes who would never have thought of joining the choir, out of our comfort zone to learn & experience something new. He didn’t just know X’s & O’s, he loved kids and knew EXACTLY how to get the best out of them, and not just on the football field! Wonderful man. I was really blessed to know him and be taught/mentored & coached in life by him. Although it was only for a short time, he made a big & positive impact on me. It’s THAT type of man that is badly missing in so many football programs today. I would add that Derek IS that kind of young man. BUT, he’s coaching in a much different & constantly changing culture, home life,  demographic, admin,  etc and that brings much different & bigger challenges than it did for Wilson, Story, and GQ. I can only hope the authentic rebel fan base knows & realizes this and will stick by him. If he leaves, it will be a huge loss to that program.

Great post on Coach Wilson! Derek just needs some more help. It’s never been about one person.

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