56 Days Until CCSU – No. 56, John Gonos
As some of you may know, I'm a big New Orleans Saints fan, adopting the jazzy, loveable loser team-on-the-rise when I lived overseas. When I attended Lehigh, one of my most prized possessions was a No. 56 jersey of LB Pat Swilling, member of the Saints' "Dome Patrol".
I wore my 56 jersey to a Giants/Sants game after graduation, and several Giants fans heckled me by saying, "What's the matter? Couldn't afford a LB Lawrence Taylor jersey?"
Wearing Swilling's jersey at 56, we find junior LB John Gonos as our highlighted Lehigh football athlete in today's countdown.
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