Club Football


Transcript: 02/03/2018: KOAA (NBC) u-c-c-s isn’t known for football, but soon enough they may have a team. matt prichard joins us, this is pretty new isn’t it? their first season will be this summer, but before you get all excitethere’s a catch…..for now, they’re just a club. fball nats all we had was flag football, i was like, that’s gotta change. fball nats tried to see if we could bring a football team here. fball nats mp: the gridiron is finally coming to u-c-c-s…..sort of. fball nats mp: it’s just a club team. ——but these guys have some serious passion. of course we didn’t come here for football and bringing a team here gives hopes to people who want to get back into the sport. fball nats that’s just what got me through high school, middle school, everything. when i’m feeling down i play football and i feel better. it’s hard to just quit after high school, i’ve had offers but i turned them down. it feels good to be back out here. mp: guys like shaun sherman- skinner…..passed up by other schools, this is a chance he isn’t taking for granted. i’m only 5’9” and because i’m short, nobody wanted me. this team wants me and i love coming out here and playing for this team. mp: you gotta admire that drive…..they hope it’ll take em’ to n- c-a-a level. the baseball team and the rugby team did it, so we can too. we’ve got to win, bring people out, let the school know there’s a football team now and we’re ready to go. show that there’s a lot of talent here in the springs and that we deserve a real ncaa team. mp: might be a lofty goal, but lance is right….just take it one step at a time. when you have baby steps like this, it starts small, but everything starts small. if you missed tryouts today, don’t worry. another date will be scheduled…..we’ll keep you updated once they have those details nailed down. …