More than 25 years ago, the former Colby linebacker rushed to a bench between the locker room and the field before every Mules practice. He was the first one there each day, ensuring every teammate would have to walk past as he shouted. “‘What a great day to practice! This is gonna be an awesome practice!’” DeCosta, 48, recalls saying.
Pyles, Alexander A.
"A Football Odyssey,"
Colby Magazine: Vol. 107
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.colby.edu/colbymagazine/vol107/iss2/6