Al Crosby of Neumann-Goretti named Philadelphia Eagles Week 7 Coach of the Week

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The Week 7 Philadelphia Eagles Coach of the Week award goes to Al Crosby of Neumann-Goretti High School. Coach Crosby is in his fifth season as the head coach of the Saints.

According to a story on, Crosby’s football career was impacted by NFL Legend Leroy Keyes, who was on of his coaches when he was a young boy.

“He was my very first football coach. I watched him and how much he cared about young people. I found myself feeling the same way for these young guys. I wanted to watch these young people get the opportunity to make it to college. It has always been a passion of mine.”

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This year, the Eagles High School Coach of the Week program, presented by Hyundai, will include 16 High School football programs from throughout the Philadelphia area. Each participating team will receive grant dollars back to their respective football program. The winning coach of each matchup will be named our Eagles High School Coach of the Week and will have a chance to become the 2021 Eagles High School Coach of the Year. Check back each week to read more about each featured Coach and find out who will represent the Eagles for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year award.

2021 Philadelphia Eagles High School Coach of the Week Winners

Week 6 – Eric Clark, Northeast HS

Week 5 – LaDontay Bell, Chester HS

Week 4 – Matt Walp, Archbishop Wood HS

Week 3 – Pat Montgomery, Boys Latin HS

Week 2 – Hakeem Cooper, Abraham Lincoln HS

Week 1 – Rob Heist, Perkiomen Valley HS

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