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The Splash Zone 7/23/18: Thanks For The Memories Coach Sparano

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Back in 2008, I was a sophomore in high school and was never really into watching or following football. I’m not sure how I ever became a Miami Dolphin fan as a kid, but they were my team despite not watching football. I remember browsing on the computer the day after the Dolphins demolished the New England Patriots with the wildcat offense. For whatever reason, that day is when I decided I was going to start watching Dolphins football.

2008 will always be near the top of my Dolphins list. It was the year where I fell in love with football. Thanks to Tony Sparano and his team, they helped kick start something I love to talk about daily, no matter how bad the Dolphins are.

Football has become such a huge part of my life now and I get to write about the team and sport I love. Coach Sparano is one of the reasons I fell in love with this team. He was passionate and fiery and he loved this game. Thanks to him, I found my love football. So thank you Tony Sparano for showing me the way and the memory of the 2008 season. Rest in peace coach.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day’s round-up below.

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