I had the privilege and honor of becoming friends with Freddie when I was a senior at Chamberlain High, and would train with him during the summers before he went off to training camp and I left for college two-a-days. The impact this great man had on me stretched far beyond football. Freddie believed in me, and taught me how to believe in myself. I am forever grateful. My thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to his family. RIP Freddie, God Bless.