Count junior cornerback Owen Goss among the players who are excited Brian Griffin is officially Hinsdale Central’s new football coach.
Griffin recently was named the Red Devils’ interim football coach, but the “interim” tag was removed with District 86 school board approval on Wednesday.
“He’s been kind of a mentor since I got brought up to varsity as a sophomore, and he’s always making sure I’m being a leader and just being a good person, not only in the aspect of football,” said Goss, who lives in Hinsdale. ”He’s just an extremely passionate coach. He loves the game, and he likes making us the best we can be.”
Griffin has a simple, key message for his players, but it also extends to assistant coaches, parents and anyone else connected to the program.
“It has to be our agenda,” said Griffin, a 2003 Hinsdale ...
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