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What's Happening -- Escambia Gator Football -- The Story of Coach Dwight Thomas and Emmit Smith

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Go to BFS Magazine Archives Page Coach Dwight Thomas on left with Emmit Smith, Emmitt had his #24 jersey retired along with being the national High School Football Player of the Year.

This week at the BFS Whats Happening blog we take a look back in the Archives to the 1987 March-April issue of the BFS Magazine. Here we find a classic BFS story of a head coach and a remarkable athlete, Emmitt Smith, who rose up against long odds to succeed at the highest level.

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Dwight Thomas was called into the principal's office after the 1982 football season at Fort Walton Choctawhatchee High School. "Dwight" he was politely told, "you did a good job building character and you've worked real hard. However, your record of 30-12 with only one district championship and only one bowl victory isn't good enough. Dwight , we just don't feel you have the capability as a head coach to win a state championship. You're Fired"...

Download and read the full story on Coach Thomas and discover how even a coach can overcome a setback by sticking with his core beliefs that his first job is the character of his athletes.

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