But there is no cure.
The disease has stolen his strength. A former quarterback, the coach can no longer throw a football. A golf cart carries him onto the field. By the end of a Friday night game, he is often so fatigued that he must lean on his players. The disease slurs his speech. Now, an assistant coach stands near him to "echo" his play calls to the team.
Yet, through each game this season, he’s stood on the sidelines, leading and inspiring his football team. So far, they’ve won every game this season – a perfect 10-0, with five shutouts – for the coach they love.
For more on this inspiring story, be sure to pick up Friday’s AJC.