Escalante '09 Carries Lessons to NFL Career
Springfield, Mass. - November 27, 2012
- Former Springfield College football student assistant Alonso Escalante
has continued to grow as a football coach since graduating in 2009. Escalante has taken lessons learned at Springfield College and turned them into a career in the NFL.
The Glen Rock, N.J. native worked with the Springfield College football program all four years as an undergrad after an injury cut his playing career short. His hard work and dedication to develop as a coach, along with relationships built with former Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano, has helped land Escalante with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
His journey through the coaching ranks was recently chronicled on NorthJersey.com and can be read in its entirety here .
Head Coach Mike DeLong
Michael C. “Mike” DeLong ’74
enters his 32nd season as a head football coach in the fall of 2013. He enters his 30th year at Springfield College alone. For the past 28 years, he has been the head coach at Springfield, his alma mater. Mike had also been the head coach at Maine Maritime in Castine, Maine in 1979 and 1980. Read more
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