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Gridiron Heroes: Fathers Get Taste of Rio Hondo Football

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Bobcats Enjoy Special Night

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Bobcats Enjoy Special Night
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12451/7412701?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Thu, 13 Sep 2018 03:25:53 +0000 Gridiron Heroes: Fathers Get Taste of Rio Hondo Football Bobcats Enjoy Special Night http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12451/7412701?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KRGV the rio hondo football team. before the game, players were introduced with their parents. that's typically how parents nights go. but this year, the bobcats took their parents night a step further. so in this week's gridiron heroes, rio hondo dads get some love. parents night became a father, son friday. before the game, coach rocky james invited every dad to join their son in the locker room. rocky james: "i gave them a little speech and told them that i wanted them to be a part of our family. this is where your sons are. 90 percent of the time we're here at school and in this locker room. i just wanted them to be a part of something special." and it wasn't just coach james giving a pre-game speech. some dads also stepped in to offer their words of encouragement. nats: "a lot of us have grown up here so we've gone through all this. time goes like this. before you know it, your football career is over. so every down, every play you go all out because that might be the last one you have. so go out there and kick some butt men." the experience was a surprise not just for the dads, but also for their sons. frank hernandez: "the first thing he said was it smells in there. but after that, he said it was great being in there. not everyone gets to experience that. your dad coming in here, seeing what you do before the game. helping you get ready. that was the best part of it. that's what hit my heart." but wait, there's more. after their pre-game time in the locker room, coach james came up with another idea. the team would run out onto the field along with their dads. rocky james: "i had kids telling me that was the most special moment of their life. being in the tunnel with their dad." frank hernandez: "that's your dad. that's the man of your life right there. that's the guy that takes care of you." it was a special night for the team and their families. the night was even sweeter after a bobcats victory. rocky james: "we're a brotherhood here and along with our parents, it's one big family." now in case your wondering, coach james says there will be a mother, son day during homecoming week. as part of that, moms will decorate their son's lockers. 7





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