Jimmy Hessler goes from freshman to franchise
As a rising freshman, Northwood's Jimmy Hessler was tagged as "The Franchise" by football coach Dennis Harris a bold statement about a kid who had never before played a varsity down.
Three years and an all-state-caliber junior season later for the Silver Spring, Md., high school, the quarterback is making Harris look prophetic.
"Last year was a breakout year [for Hessler]," Harris said. "We were counting on him to be the focal point of our offense, and he did ...
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