MIAMI (CBSMiami) – History is being made at St. Thomas University.
What’s happening this week has never happened before.READ MORE: Source Close To Messi Denies Latest Rumor Linking Super Star To Inter Miami CF
The school’s inaugural football team took to the practice field and will play its first games in the upcoming season.
They’re practicing on sacred ground, too. The Miami Dolphins trained on the St. Thomas University campus from 1970 to 1992, a span that included all five of Miami’s Super Bowl seasons and two championships.READ MORE: US Moves To Ease Economic Sanctions Against Venezuela
“Being around here obviously there’s a strong history of football on our campus,” said St. Thomas head coach Bill Rychel. “It’s special to bring football back here. I know a lot of people in the community are excited because what they know of St. Thomas, they know football.”
CBS4 photojournalist Luis Zabala was granted access to the practice field and spoke with coach Rychel.MORE NEWS: Man's Remains Found In Shallow Grave Behind Miami Gardens Home, Woman Arrested
Check out his photo essay at the top of this page.