Found August 01, 2012 on Jets
PLAYERS: Marcus DowtinRex Ryan
TEAMS: New York Jets
Cortland, NY - Two summers ago Marcus Dowtin was entering his junior season as a linebacker for Georgia University when he first watched Jets head coach Rex Ryan star in HBO's "Hard Knocks." It was at that moment Dowtin knew he wanted to play for a coach like Ryan, in fact he prayed he would play specifically for Rex Ryan."Well, a year ago I prayed that I would play for a coach like him ." Dowtin told "Actually watching the 'Hard Knocks' I prayed that one day I'd play for him."For now his prayers have been answered and he...

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