HARTFORD — Eric Mangini stood in the end zone at Bulkeley High School Saturday afternoon and talked about being home. Earlier in the day, he had taken a picture of a field at Colt Park and sent it to one of his three sons back in Santa Clara, Calif.
"Where I practiced in high school," said Mangini, Bulkeley Class of 1989. "So many good memories here. And, hopefully, these kids are making some good memories here as well."
About 500 youth football players, grades 8-12, had just taken part in Mangini's 15th annual Football Fundamentals Mini-Camp, which is sponsored by the non-profit Carmine and Frank Mangini Foundation.
Mangini, who grew up in the...