Ty later increased his own record to a high school career mark of 8,005 passing yards.Doris said watching Ty play on television became more meaningful for her husband during the 1990 season. Ty Detmer is shown posing with the 1990 Heisman Trophy. His high-school-age daughters told him they wanted him to make the leap. Ty was just naturally gifted with the ability to have that not be overwhelming. I could do this for 20 years and retire.
Ty Detmer was a quarterback from 1992-2005 for the Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, and Atlanta Falcons. He would hit fly balls, play catch with us, shoot baskets and spend time in the back yard. BYU is back in a pro-style offense. "The rest of it is just coaching. He was also a calming force in the family.
Paw Paw and Maw Maw, as they were called, were Ty Detmer’s biggest fans.Before that 1986 season, Sonny told Memorial Minutemen coach E.C. If he had the body, who knows what he could have done as a pro, in terms of his chicken legs. Ty Detmer was born on October 30, 1967 in San Marcos, TX. Are we going to be that [good] off the bat? He coached football at St. Andrew's Episcopal School, going into the family business. The Wendy's where he regularly grabbed lunch in college is still across the street from campus. This guy played in the league for 14 years.' He was giving him a heads up, both as a challenge and a preamble. "I told my wife I could be here for 20 years. The year BYU beat Miami, Ty would be in constant contact with his grandfather, reporting in, sharing moments.That same night, Ty also broke the city record for touchdown passes in a single game, a record held by Brackenridge’s Victor Castillo since 1962.“He wanted them to feel the thrill of winning,” said Sonny.Lee replied, “I hope I’m there when he gets it.”It always puzzled Sonny that his father would rig competition so they would win.Sonny credits his father for inspiring Ty’s love of football, his furor for winning and his sportsmanship.During the most pressure-packed months of his life, Ty never forgot his grandfather, and in a sense played with a fury as if every play, every pass and touchdown would keep Paw Paw alive longer, making him hang on to see the kickoff the next weekend.When playing cards with Sonny, Hubert would let him win and it would make him mad. "But, you know, I think at some point in your life, you can kind of play it safe and take the easy way out and just kind of keep doing what you're doing, or, these types of opportunities are very few and far between. Coaching high school football left Ty a few months a year to work some camps, do some charity events and bring hunters to his 1,300-acre T14 Ranch down in Freer, three hours south. Hubert, who worked for the Monsanto Corporation, instilled a love of competing, having fun doing it and winning in his son and grandson. People are sending you messages, 50 text messages a day. At Southwest High School in Texas, he competed in basketball, golf, football, track, and baseball. I know the expectations there for an offense. I'm not actually going to be coming up there,'" Detmer said.
"I started having a Steve Harvey moment a little bit, like, 'I read the card wrong.
"I always tease him that, yeah, I cheered for you," Sitake said.Detmer worried about it. In the days after BYU joyously announced his return, Detmer panicked.
Legendary, gunslinging quarterback Brett Favre was his teammate on the Packers. He did the playing. "You're just feeling that weight of it. The thing is, I’m not sure my way is the way to do it. “I did the discipline. They won, they won, they won. Home all day, Paw Paw’s biggest thrill was when Ty and siblings would come home from school so he could play with them.Four years earlier, Ty’s grandparents were in the stands when their son Sonny’s Southwest Dragons, led by their grandson Ty, beat the Minutemen of Memorial High 47-0 on Friday, Oct. 10, 1986. And not just because this is college football. "Those were things that kind of weigh on your mind a little," Detmer said. After settling into life as a high school football coach in Texas, Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Ty Detmer decided to take on a new challenge and return to his alma mater. Paw Paw hung on that year, carefully watching the Heisman race.Ty’s seven TDs set a San Antonio city record for high school career touchdown passes with 58, surpassing the old mark of 54 by Tommy Kramer (1971-72), who went on to star at Rice and then for the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL.Ty’s father Sonny was the only child of Hubert and Doris Detmer.