Years before he became a successful head football coach at Atholton High School, Kyle Schmitt had dreams of becoming a starting offensive lineman in the National Football League.
The highlight of that dream would have been playing in a Super Bowl. Instead, this Sunday Schmitt will be watching three players he met along the journey when the Baltimore Ravens play the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.
Schmitt's pursuit of an NFL career started after he played at the University of Maryland as a starting offensive guard and center from 2001 to 2004. He signed as an undrafted free agent with the Minnesota Vikings during the summer of 2005.
He traveled to Cologne,...