Sunday, August 24, 2008
Abilene Christian University's standout running back Bernard Scott and head coach Chris Thomsen go back a ways.
Both are from Vernon. Thomsen is acquainted with Scott's parents. And they share a love of football.
So after earning Class 3A first team all-state honors at Vernon High School as a junior, Scott followed Thomsen to Wichita Falls High School.
Thomsen, a former ACU player who later became an assistant Wildcat coach in the 1990s, helped lead the Coyotes to two district titles as the offensive coordinator before rejoining the college ranks.
Go to the Abilene Reporter News for the rest of the story.