"The amount of professionalism that he has ... there's probably not another guy in the country that would have handled it the same way," Durkin said. "He's not only one of the best coaches in the country, he's one of the best people. He absolutely has the respect of everyone -- coaches and players, alike."
“I’ve been off chemo for a couple months, but the cancer’s 97 percent gone,” Brabbs said. “Possibly this week I might get a clean response, no cancer detectable. It’s an incurable cancer, so we have to try to continue to treat it and try and get in front of the disease to where hopefully in the next five, 10 years you’ll see a cure.”