Posted: 10:00 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013
By Bill C.
"I've been coaching 35 years, and it's a team game, it's all team, we all know that," Pinkel began, stretching a football high in the air with his right hand. "But we have a teammate here who battled his self back. Nobody knows, except you guys, what he went through to do this. He had a lot of people helping….he's a hell a guy, I'm just so proud to give this to your teammate, Henry Josey!"
With that, the room exploded with a loud "heeeeey!" as teammates swarmed a grinning Josey, the football tucked under his arm. Pinkel said it was the first game ball he has ever given out — a special moment for a special person. Here Josey was, rushing for a team-high 113 yards and a...