Rick Cohen (left) puts microphone on Greenville coach Jeremy Williams (Photo by AJC’s Jason Getz) GREENVILLE — Greenville High coach Jeremy Williams wears two different types of microphones during his team’s football games. The first is a headset, neatly tucked under the coach’s baseball cap. It’s not for communication with other coaches, but rather to…

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by Steve Hummer GREENVILLE — Over the span of two football seasons, the story of the small-town high school coach persevering through the relentless withering of his limbs, his wind and his voice has been told in many forms. [quote style=”1″]Jason Getz [email protected] Using a motorized wheelchair, Greenville coach Jeremy Williams talks with quarterback Mario…

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By: Dave Zeitlin C’03  Class of ’87 | Rick Cohen C’87 came to Penn as a highly touted football player and left as little more than a four-year benchwarmer for the Quakers—or, as he put it, “one of 1,000 high-school All American players that get to play college football and wind up doing nothing.” The…

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Written By: Penn Gazette Blog In the recent issue of the Gazette, I profiled filmmaker Rick Cohen C’87, who long before he began making movies, was a football player at Penn. Standing by itself, that may not sound remarkable. But when you consider that three other former Penn football players from the mid-80s are also now filmmakers, well,…

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