“The most I’ve ever learned from football — and that’s at high school, junior college, college or arena — was at Glendale college,” Thorossian said. “And it was with Cicuto and Sartoris.
“I know how hard this is for him, he loves football.”
Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid played offensive line for the Vaqueros for two seasons in the 1970s.
Reid, who led the Eagles to the Super Bowl in 2005 against the New England Patriots, built a close friendship with Cicuto that hasn’t stopped after nearly 30 years.
“He’s one of the finest coaches I’ve ever had as a player,” said Reid, a former NFL Coach of the Year. “He’s a relentless worker who loves the game.