NFL Hopeful Becomes A Flag Football Coach In Prison | KALW

NFL Hopeful Becomes A Flag Football Coach In Prison

Aug 26, 2019

From the series Uncuffed:

Willie Woods lives for football. It runs in the family. His great uncle even played in the first Super Bowl. Willie's love of football took him all the way to the Greenbay Packers training camp. Now incarcerated, he lives out his dreams through the prison’s flag football team.

"I took a bunch of guys that didn't know how to play football, showed them how to block, showed them how to run a route ... And hey, it worked out."

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