Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Reggie Williams And The Power Of Invictus

Because of a flight delay and a missed connection the trip from Dillon, Colo., to our summer tiny house took almost 17 hours yesterday but we're back and ready to catch  up on what happened during our Rocky Mountain hiatus. Here's some of it:
Introduction to a new video out of Dartmouth:
After former NFL player Reggie Williams ’76 lost the power of speech following a stroke, the poem “Invictus,” which he memorized as a student at Dartmouth, helped him regain the ability to speak.
Here's the brief but powerful video:

The Valley News has reported that Larry McElreavy, the former Columbia head coach, onetime Dartmouth assistant and Upper Valley native has been hired as senior offensive analyst at Coastal Carolina University. (LINK)
McElreavy will be working at CCU under Joe Moglia, whose final job in football before becoming a Wall Street titan and eventually transitioning back to football was as a defensive assistant at Dartmouth. From a Football Scoop story about Moglia:
Joe Moglia’s staff doesn’t have two things that are standard to pretty much every team across every level of football: rules and goals.
Find that story HERE.