Italian exchange student playing 3 sports for Belding

Dec 01, 2016 639

When Thaddeous Holbrook first saw Belding's new exchange student trying out for football, he wasn't impressed. "He looked skinnier than the rest of us," the Belding senior said of Simone D'Errico, of Turin, Italy, who is spending a year at Belding High School. "I thought maybe he might get hurt."

But when the soft-spoken Italian put pads on and started practicing with the team, Holbrook's thoughts about D'Errico's ability completely changed. "He blindsided me on a tackle and I was floored," Holbrook laughed. "He was real fast, and is real good."

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