SUPER BOWL: Former Fayetteville football coaches proud to support 49ers’ Allen, Greenlaw

Coaches carry pride in Fayetteville’s 49ers

Fayetteville senior quarterback Brandon Allen (left) looks to pass Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, and  Fayetteville's Dre Greenlaw runs Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Harmon Stadium in Fayetteville. Both Allen and Greenlaw will play in Sunday's Superbowl for the San Francisco 49ers. (NWA Democrat-Gazette File Photos/ANDY SHUPE)
Fayetteville senior quarterback Brandon Allen (left) looks to pass Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, and Fayetteville's Dre Greenlaw runs Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Harmon Stadium in Fayetteville. Both Allen and Greenlaw will play in Sunday's Superbowl for the San Francisco 49ers. (NWA Democrat-Gazette File Photos/ANDY SHUPE)


Most high school football coaches can only dream of having a player talented enough to someday earn a spot in the National Football League.

Having that player participate in a Super Bowl only makes that dream that much more far-fetched -- except when it comes to Daryl Patton and Brian Early.

Patton...