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Sheamus Murphy, a former Sandburg defensive player, is the new football coach at Eisenhower. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor
4:27 am CDT July 10, 2019

The good news is that Sandburg graduate Sheamus Murphy’s first head coaching job came in 2015 at Back of the Yards High School in Chicago just a few years out of college.

The better news was that he was going to be the first football coach in the history of the school.

The bad news is that he gathered up the troops for the first practice and ...

“Just seven players had football experience,” he said. “Most players didn’t know how to put on their girdle pads correctly.”