PUT CHRIST FIRST
April 23 2019
Jerry Leachman was born into the US military and raised on military bases. His senior year of HS his Dad was at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, AL, and Jerry was recruited to play football as a linebacker by Paul "Bear" Bryant at Univ of Alabama. After graduating from Alabama, he coached HS football and then went into ministry as a Chaplain for the Washington Redskins serving there with Coach Joe Gibbs, and was part of a Super Bowl winning team. Today, he and his Holly live in Colorado and serve together in ministry across the nation.
ANSWER THE TOUGH CALL
May 14 2019
D. W. Rutledge is executive director of the Texas High School Coaches Association and is one of the most successful coaches in Texas high school football history. He captained the Texas Lutheran's 1974 NAIA Division II National Championship team and was a Kodak All-American linebacker. As head coach of Judson High School in Converse he compiled a 198-31-5 record in 17 seasons and four state championships.
STAND FOR SOMETHING
June 18 2019
Mark Welsh served 40 years in the US Air Force. He is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy in the class of 1976 and after pilot training became a fighter pilot. Several promotions and assignments later he commanded an F-16 Squadron, then an F-16 Fighter Group and an F-16 Fighter Wing. He was the AETC Vice Commander as a two star General and then as a three star general he became the Deputy of Central Intelligence Agency. He was selected to command the US Air Forces in Europe as a 4 star General and lastly was named the 20th Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, the highest ranking officer in the USAF. He served 4 years as the "Chief" and retired from active duty in July 2016 and now serves as the Dean of the Bush School of Public and Government Service at Texas A&M, College Station, TX
July 15 2019
Bruce Collie was born in Germany but raised in San Antonio, Texas where he finished high school i June 1980. He then played college football at the University of Texas at Arlington and was drafted into the NFL in 1985 by the SF 49ers. He played Offensive Guard for 6 years for the 49ers and then played 2 more years for the Philadelphia Eagles, before he retired in 1992. He played on back to back Super Bowl champion teams in 1989 and 1990 for the San Francisco 49ers. He now resides in Wimberley, Texas with his wife Holly and their 13 kids.
What Really Matters
August 13 2019
Jim Streety coached 5A Texas High School football for 40 years (1974-2013). First New Braunfels HS and then Madison HS totaling the 4th winningest record in Texas state history of 343-131-3. He is now the Athletic Director of NBISD from 2014- present. Jim was one of the best coaches in Texas history and has been honored with selections into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame and this year the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame
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