NEW CANAAN – All the tools were there to be a wide receiver. All Trumbull’s football team had to do was convince Trumbull’s basketball player to join them.
“They’re in gym class throwing the ball, and he’s catching it all,” Eagles football coach Marce Petroccio said Saturday at New Canaan’s Tri-State Grip It and Rip It Passing Championships. “I said, ‘We have to catch this kid. “”