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All it took was a simple hand gesture for Briarcrest football coach Brian Stewart to realize that he had someone special on his hands in offensive tackle Omari Thomas.
“I remember he was a freshman and we were lined up to run a counter,” Stewart said. “And he turns around and looks at the running back, pats his hip, and says ‘get on my hip and come on.’
“When you’ve got a kid that’s a freshman and he’s saying ‘follow me,’ that’s pretty impressive.”
Stewart didn’t have to search too far back in his memory bank for that story; the practice took place just two football seasons ago