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Eric Weddell came out of retirement to help lead a team Los Angeles rams to the Super Bowl title, but now the former All-Pro Aman will come back to life after football, and he’s already started his next job.
On Saturday, Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego Advertise on Facebook That Weddle will replace Tristan McCoy as head coach at the end of the 2022 high school football season.
“It’s official! It will be McCoy’s final 2022 football season as RBHS coach,” the school statement read. “Coach McCoy has led the Broncos football program for the past 11 seasons and built a reputation for hard work and character. At the end of the 2022 season, he will hand the reins over to Super Bowl champion Eric Weddle, who will take over as president of the program. Eric will join the Broncos this season to learn the culture of Blue and blue colour.
“Coach McCoy plans to stay on the staff and support the Coach Weddle in the coming years. Let’s be great!!”
Weddell, 37, quickly announced his second retirement from NFL After he tore my chest during the big match against Cincinnati Bengals. The injury will require surgery. Weddle retired for two seasons before Rams coach Sean McVay approached him because the team was dealing with a few injuries at the defensive back position.
Weddle even invited plays for the Rams at the Super Bowl.
Weddell worked as an assistant for the Rancho Bernardo football team who was 12 and under, helping him lead the Broncos to the championship in his first season with the team. Head coach Don Jorgensen says Weddle made an immediate impact once he joined his squad.
“He brought this evidence that was straight from the NFL,” Don Jorgensen said via Fox 5 San Diego. “Our offensive plays, our defensive plays, you know – I’m not as experienced as some of the other coaches – but they were all saying, ‘This is never going to work. It will never work. “He has proven everyone wrong.”
It looks like Weddle will transition smoothly into coaching once he takes over as the man in charge of the Rancho Bernardo High School football team.