Originally written on December 29, 2010 and published to snap.tc
A tale of two quarterbacks:
Mike was a solid high school quarterback, but considered undersized
once he moved on to college. A hit from another player almost killed
him and his career as a quarterback quickly came to a close. Mike
became a coach. He started as an assistant coach in the college ranks
and eventually made it to the NFL where he worked as a quarterback’s
coach, an offensive coordinator and finally, a head coach.
John was a superstar quarterback in high school and college. He was
the first player drafted in the Quarterback Class of 1983 and ended
his career as the winningest quarterback in NFL history, and MVP of the
back to back World Champion Denver Broncos.
Throughout most of John Elway’s best years in the NFL, Mike Shanahan
was his coach.
Personally, I don’t care if the people who coach me are top producers.
I want them to be top coaches.