Super Steers

Drew Williams
Staff Writer

“On behalf of the NFL, I would like to congratulate Big Spring High School and welcome you to the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll community.”
Those were the first words Principal Mike Ritchey read when he opened up a letter from the National Football League signed by commissioner Roger Goodell.
The NFL sent a commemorative Golden Football to the high school of every player or head coach who was on an active roster in a Super Bowl. Big Spring received its three Golden Footballs on Monday thanks to the successful professional careers of former Steers Ken Coffey, Charlie West and Dan Birdwell.
“It’s just a great honor,” Ritchey said. “It’s just a really great recognition for the team and for the community of Big Spring.”

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