Football Flashback

Thought I’d show you this clip I discovered on YouTube recently.

In 2007, my alma mater of Largo High (in the blue uniforms) played perhaps the biggest game they’ve ever played against St. Thomas Aquinas, the biggest private school in Florida, if not the entire southeast.

Leonard Johnson, the Largo quarterback, is now a defensive back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The game started well for the hometown Packers, but as I watched this game back in 2007, you could see the visiting team from Ft. Lauderdale improving as the game wore on.

Drew Fellios and Jeff Carlson called the game for “Catch 47” locally, the forerunner of what is BHSN, the Central Florida 24/7 local sports cable station.

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  1. […] When I had heard last week that Largo had made the state semifinals in boys hoops this year, I did some research thru the FHSAA website. In strictly head-to-head team sports, where it’s always one team playing another, the 2015-16 boys hoops team marked the 10th time Largo High had made the state semifinal in any such sport. The previous nine attempts at a state title didn’t go so well. They had gone 0-9 in at the semifinal level, beginning with three straight trips in boys hoops from 1956-58, going all the way to two straight trips to the state football semis in 2007-08. […]

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