BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) -- Somerville ISD Athletic Director Dennis Mikulin confirmed to KBTX Sports Thursday morning that two time super bowl champion Ty Warren visited with the district's Board of Trustees Wednesday night about becoming the Yeguas' next head football coach.
The only thing standing in the way is Warren beginning the process of getting his state of Texas teaching certification. All high school football head coaches must be state certified in order to coach in the University Scholastic League.
Ty was a standout football player at Bryan High School earning All State honors in 1998. He went onto star at Texas A&M and was a first team all Big 12 selection along the defensive line.
In 2003 he was first round draft choice by Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots, earning a pair of super bowl rings with the Patriots in victories during Super Bowls 38 and 39.
Warren conducted several 'Life Skills and Drills' camps in his hometown of Bryan during his eight year NFL career hoping to help kids learn to make the right choices during their adolescent years.
In 2010 Ty returned to Texas A&M and finished his degree in agricultural development that he is currently utilizing as a rancher in Burleson County.
Ty now wants to become a football coach and Somerville ISD is excited to give him an opportunity.
Once Warren begins the certification process Mikulin said he came assume the role as the Yeguas' next head football coach and the district is hoping during the final 3 or 4 weeks of school year Ty can implement an off season workout program and possibly start a 7 on 7 team.