As we made the turn at the Heath Springs’ caution light that spring evening in 1981, the car lights shone on a familiar athletic figure.
I soon broke the silence with a question to then Buford High School head football coach and athletic director Danny Sawyer, who was at the wheel.
“You know who that is?” I pondered aloud to Sawyer, who I had accompanied to a conference meeting in Camden that night.
“Do I? “I’ll never forget him,” Sawyer said.