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Inland Empire: Don't look for Todd Gerhart to be gardening this weekend

September, 15, 2010
Todd Gerhart is facing another one of those clock management situations.

Courtesy of Rob Helfman
Todd Gerhart will coach his son Coltin, above, Friday before beginning a weekend odyssey to see his other two sons play football this weekend.

The Norco High football coach will be on the sidelines Friday night when his youngest son, Coltin, a freshman starting quarterback for the Cougars, plays Etiwanda at Colony High in Ontario.

He will then hustle to the Ontario Airport after the game, board a red-eye flight to Atlanta and then on to Wisconsin, where he’ll watch his middle son, Garth, play center for Arizona State in its game Saturday evening against the Badgers.

Gerhart will then hop on another plane Sunday morning and fly to Minnesota, where he’ll root for his oldest son, Toby, a rookie running back for the Minnesota Vikings. Gerhart is hoping to make his NFL debut after being on the inactive list last Thursday against New Orleans.

He will then fly back to Southern California on Monday morning, just in time to hold practice.

“I can’t miss practice,’’ he said.

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