Sheriff’s deputy who dealt with Super Bowl field invader was a ‘difficult as nails’ high school QB
Patrick Mahomes was sacked 3 times, Tom Brady when and Ronald Jones was stopped at the goal line on fourth down, but among the most notable tackles during Sunday’s Super Bowl was not made by a member of the Kansas City Chiefs or Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Instead, it was made by a member of the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Workplace, after a male ran onto the field and evaded security staffers at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium.
That sheriff’s deputy was recognized as Clint Stearns by WTVT, which likewise reported that he was a previous quarterback at the Tampa area’s Plant City High School. A spokeswoman for the sheriff’s workplace did not immediately react to an ask for confirmation of that report, but Stearns’s coach at Plant City said he was “100 percent specific” that the tackler was, indeed, the “tough as nails” player who executed his offense during the 2008-09 season.