NFL Legend Bam Harrison Named Cowboys High School Coach of the Week
Brandon “Bam” Harrison is back in familiar territory.
The former San Diego Chargers' 1995 draft pick is in his first year as head coach at his alma mater Kimball High School in Dallas, Texas.
Harrison, an All-State wide receiver during his playing days at Kimball, currently has the Knights on a two-game winning streak after losing their first three games of the 2022 season. His performance led to him being named the Dallas Cowboys High School Coach of the Week.
Over the last 15-years, Harrison has been working his way through the high school coaching ranks. He started as an offensive coordinator in Southern California before returning to Texas. There, he became an assistant at the powerful DeSoto High School football program. He served as DeSoto’s interim head coach in 2018.
Shortly after being hired at Kimball, Harrison told the Dallas Examiner how excited he was to return home.
"This is where I grew up and this is where I developed my character and my integrity," Harrison said. "To come back here and be able to help and guide young Black men and young Black women in the right direction is important and means so much to me."
Harrison was taken by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round of the 1995 NFL Draft. The former wide receiver and kick and punt return specialist played two years with the Chargers and another with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Below are NFL teams' latest High School Coach of the Week winners.
|Baltimore Ravens||Keith Rawlings||Edgewood HS|
|Buffalo Bills - Rochester Region||Tim Sawyer||Alexander HS|
|Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Region||Mike Torrillo||Williamsville East HS|
|Cleveland Browns||Ryan O'Rourke||Firelands HS|
|Denver Broncos||Jeremy Hayden||Northridge HS|
|Houston Texans||Jarvis Kelley||Westbury HS|
|Indianapolis Colts||Michael Kelly||Hamilton Southeastern HS|
|Jacksonville Jaguars||Verlon Dorminey||Trinity Christian Academy|
|Las Vegas Raiders||Chris Morelli||Boulder City HS|
|Los Angeles Chargers - LA County||Scott Faer||North Hollywood HS|
|Los Angeles Chargers - Orange County||Mike Enright||Los Alamitos HS|
|Los Angeles Chargers - San Diego County||Damaja Jones||Helix HS|
|New England Patriots||Steve Dembowski||Milton HS|
|New York Jets||Mike Drury||Southington HS|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Rod Steele||West Mifflin HS|
|Tennessee Titans||Kyle Shoulders||Macon County HS|
|Arizona Cardinals||Roy Lopez||Desert Ridge|
|Atlanta Falcons||Jason Roquemore||Towns County HS|
|Carolina Panthers||Drew Marlowe||South Florence HS|
|Chicago Bears||Miles Osei||Elk Grove HS|
|Dallas Cowboys||Brandon Harrison||Kimball HS|
|Detroit Lions||Andrew Pratley||St. Joseph HS|
|Green Bay Packers||Josh Young||St. Mary Catholic HS/Valley Christian HS|
|Los Angeles Rams||Milvon James||Inglewood HS|
|Minnesota Vikings||Brad Beeskow||Forest Lake HS|
|New Orleans Saints||Frank Gendusa||St. Martin's Episcopal School|
|New York Giants||Steve Dunn||Rutherford HS|
|Philadelphia Eagles||Robbie Marsden||Vaux Big Picture HS|
|Seattle Seahawks - 3A/4A||Torrey Meyers||North Creek HS|
|Seattle Seahawks - 2B/B/A/2A||Greg Terpstra||Lyden Christian HS|
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