Speak of the Devils Podcast Sitdown Series: The Bourguet Brothers
3 brothers, 3 FBS players, 3 success stories
TEMPE (3TV/CBS 5) -- As Arizona continues its ascent as a football hotbed, one family has been at the forefront of the progress.
Growing up under Toby and Vanessa Bourguet’s roof, sports were an important part of their children’s lives. Whether it was on a field, court, or their own backyard, chances are, there was a Bourguet kid running around on it. But it was on the football field where the 3 eldest brothers made, and continue to make, their mark. Beginning as flag football players, they helped turn their dad’s Tucson Turf Elite Football organization into a national force on the flag and 7 on 7 scenes before becoming high school football stars in southern Arizona.
Today, quarterback Trenton and wide receiver Coben are Sun Devils, where Trenton assumed the starting job midway through last season. Meanwhile Treyson just wrapped up his true freshman season as a quarterback for Western Michigan. Three brothers, three FBS players, three local success stories that are still being written.
On this episode, I went down south to the Bourguet’s Tucson home to sit down with the trio. We discuss growing up in a sports-crazed household, from those backyard games to the high school heroics, how flag and 7-on-7 football helped mold them into FBS players, the lessons from their college careers, helping raise the profile of local players, and so much more.
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