Saturday, January 03, 2009

Must Be Something in the Water

This is off-topic, but this NY Times story about these kids is amazing. The first - so big he's never been allowed to play organized football. Wow! Barely Teenagers, Already Groomed for Football Stardom
At age 13, the 6-foot-3, 280-pound Reeve Koehler is so big that he has never been allowed to play organized football. Despite that, he already has a full scholarship offer from the University of Hawaii.

Wes Medeiros, 13, is a YouTube sensation who kicked a 45-yard field goal at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ training camp. He wants to attend a high school with a turf field so he will have more consistent kicking conditions.

Chris Laviano, 14, can throw a football 50 yards. He has been compared to Peyton Manning and Troy Aikman, and has been courted by a top high school football power.

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