Kurt Becker played football for 19 years at the junior high school, high school, college and professional levels. During that time, he didn't know what a concussion was.
Kurt Becker acquired his coaching mantra from two of the icons of college and professional football, Bo Schembechler and Mike Ditka.
Bounties, however you want to define them, have been part of football since leather helmets and checkerboard gridirons.
Where does Simeon's 50-48 victory over Proviso East for the Class 4A championship rank among the most exciting and dramatic games in the history of the Illinois basketball tournament?
By Joe Collins and Taylor Bell
1 Simeon (28-1)
Results: Defeated Oak Lawn 63-25 and Vocational 54-30