Alabama trainer Eddie Conyers ticks on

Alabama trainer Eddie Conyers ticks on



BEAUTIFUL WOMAN, PEGGY. IT COULD JUST BE THE SWEET HISTORY IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL. TUSCALOOSA EDDIE AND PEGGY CONYERS ARE TWO OF THE MOST POPULAR MEMBERS OF THE BAMA FOOTBALL FAMILY. MARY 73 YEARS OLD AND STILL STRONG. SHE IS GOOD. I SAY AND THEN I GO OUT AND DO IT. IT WAS THE LATE 1940S AND EDDIE, JUST OUT OF DUTY, SAID EYES ON A BEAUTIFUL MAJORETTE FROM TUSCALOOSA, HIGH SCHOOL, TEN YEARS AFTER HER MARRIAGE, COACH BRYANT LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO LEAD HIS SCRIMAGES DURING TRAINING, EDDIE HAS TWO AMATEURS HIGH SCHOOL GAMES. HE JUST SAID DO YOU WORK FOOTBALL? AND I SAID YES I DO. AND HE SAID WELL WE PASSED 2:00. I WANT TO LEAVE YOU HERE. THAT WAS 62 YEARS AGO. AND SINCE THEN EDDIE CONYERS HAS BEEN TRAINING EVERY DAY FROM COACH BRYANT TO COACH SABAN, FROM JOE NAMATH TO BRYCE. ITS LONG, AMAZING IS BAMA’S PRACTICE OFFICIAL CONTINUE. YOU SAY YOU’RE MAKING GO, YOU MUST HAVE SOMETHING TO DO. SOME FURTHER AND THIS MEETS BOTH OF THEIR CRITERIA ALREADY HAS ITS RIDE OF FEARS LIKE IN 2009 WHEN GREG MCELROY ACCIDENTALLY RUN OVER HIM COACH SABAN’S PATIENCE BECAME AND I CAN REMEMBER THAT COACH SABAN WAS CORRECTLY RIGHT HERE. LOOK AT ME AND HE’S JEFF ALLEN WHO IS THE HEAD TRAINER. THIS WAS ME AT JEFF’S YOU KNOW HE SAID WE PULL THE MOUTH LET’S GET THE DRILL. YOU KNOW AND THAT’S WHAT’S ON FOR EDDIE. AND OVER THE YEARS HE HAS EARNED THE RESPECT FROM THE GOAT. HE HAS COMPLIMENTED YOU IN THE PAST, RIGHT? WE ARE. HE TOLD ME I WAS THE SECOND BEST OFFICIAL IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA THAT EVERYONE OTHERS GET FIRST. AND I WOULD REALLY COMPLIMENT MYSELF. AND I REMEMBER I WENT AWAY AND THOUGHT, WELL WITH THIS REASON, THAT MEANS I AM THE WORST. AND THIS IS COACH THAT MEANS I AM THE WORST. AND HE LOOKED AT ME AND SAID BINGO AT 94 EDDIE KEEPS WORKING HARD YET COMES GAME DAY HE PARKS HIMSELF AT HOME AND politely declines invitations to watch games in a private box. SO YOU GET THIS FANCY BOX WITH ALL THESE HIGH ROLLERS SCHMOOZING AND YOU SITTING HERE ALONE WITH A BUNDLE OF BUDWEISER OR SO A PAIR OF BUDWEISER YOU GET ALL A YES I WANT TO TALK TO SOMEONE ALSO THE WIFE NOW ESPECIALLY THE WIFE AND HE JUST FUN. HE LOVES HIS BAMA FOOTBALL TEAM AND HE LOVES HIS PEGGY, HIS LONG MARRIAGE BLESSING, HIS LIFE FOR OVER SEVEN DECADES, ITS 73 YEARS, THE WONDERFUL YEARS. HE DOES IT, YOU DON’T GO OUT DURING THE WEEK TOGETHER OR YOU DO. YES, WE GO, WE GO. THIS IS FROM THE SECTORS. YES. WE ARE DATING TWICE AS YOU GG AND I ARE 30 GOING A MEMBER OF THE ALABAMA FOOTBALL FAMILY FOR OVER SIX DECADES AND SHARE OUT THE HUMOR AND HIS LOVE OF 74 YEARS. SHE’S A LUCKY WOMAN, HUH? BE MARRIED. OH YES YES YES. SHE HAS MET TH

Alabama trainer Eddie Conyers ticks on

Eddie Conyers, 94, has been a University of Alabama football coach for 62 years, married for 73 years, and isn’t letting up. Eddie also happens to be one of the funniest men out there. How did Eddie end up? the job 62 years ago? What is the secret of his long marriage? Rick Karle visited Eddie and his wife Peggy in Tuscaloosa to find out.

Eddie Conyers, 94, has been a University of Alabama football coaching official for 62 years, has been married for 73 years, and isn’t slowing down.

Eddie is also one of the funniest men ever.

How did Eddie get the job 62 years ago? What is the secret of his long marriage?

Rick Karle visited Eddie and his wife Peggy in Tuscaloosa to find out.

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