Benton Harbor HS (MI) was heading into this fall without a whole lot of hope on their side. The program hadn't had a winning season in 25 years, it had never made the MHSAA playoffs, and they didn't have a head coach.
Then 74 year old Elliot Uzelac showed up, restless with retirement, and the longtime coach with stops at Western Michigan, Michigan, Navy, Ohio State, and Indiana took over the program and injected it with some discipline, love, and guidance.
Not only did the program make their first ever playoff experience in his first year, but they also won their first round game before falling in the second round.
The good folks at Good Morning America showed up at school with a few surprises for Uzelac and his team this morning, including a touching video, some scholarship money, and an all-expenses paid trip to Disneyworld for the entire team.
This is touching gesture by GMA for a man that has dedicated his life to football.