Conner High School Coach James Trosper on Drew Barker

03/07/2013 07:15 PM

As Drew Barker has emerged as one of the nation’s top quarterbacks, Conner High School head coach James Trosper has been there every step of the way, watching the junior develop and become one of the program’s leaders. We sat down with Coach Trosper to find out why Drew is so respected among his teammates and what makes him so special on the field.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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