2013 safety knows commitment
Son of a Marine, Dymonte Thomas instilled with respect, work ethic to be his best
Updated: December 6, 2011, 11:10 AM ETBy Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When Michigan coach Brady Hoke was coaching at San Diego State, he formed a relationship with the Navy SEALs at the San Diego Naval Base. He left the water and the SEALs behind when he returned to the Midwest, but once he got to Michigan, he gave the players maize and blue tridents. The trident is a symbol for the SEALs, and Hoke told his players they could learn core values from the armed services.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
We see that you are not an ESPN Insider. Upgrade today and gain access to our exclusive coverage.
MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES
- Texas' Brown: My situation hasn't changed
- UConn hires ND coordinator Diaco as coach
- NCAA may work with power 5 conferences
- Gators land No. 18 overall recruit Sharpe