FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, September 5, 2007Nick Benedetti of Medina High School HONORED AS THE BUFFALO BILLS COACH OF THE WEEK Coach Nick Benedetti of Medina High School has been named the Buffalo Bills High School Football Coach of the Week after the first weekend of the 2007 high school football season (August 31-September 1). In his 12th season as head coach of Medina, Nick Benedetti and the Mustangs opened their season with a 22-14 victory at home over defending Section VI Class B champions, Lackawanna. Medina scored in regulation on a 60-yard interception by senior Garrett White and a two-yard touchdown run by senior running back Nick Joy. The game went into overtime and after a Mustangs touchdown, the game was capped off when senior Tyler Evans intercepted a Lackawanna pass near Medina's end zone. This is the eleventh consecutive year of the Buffalo Bills Coach of the Week program. Each week during the 11-week high school football season, a committee appointed by the Buffalo Bills selects a head football coach as Coach of the Week. The honorees will receive a certificate signed by the Buffalo Bills Head Coach Dick Jauron, Buffalo Bills General Manager Marv Levy and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, plus a Buffalo Bills Coach of the Week cap and $1,000 donation to the school's football program from the Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation. Recognition of the winning coach will be shown on the Buffalo Bills official website (www.buffalobills.com).At the end of the season, one of the weekly award winners will be named Coach of the Year and will receive an additional $1,000 donation to the school's football program. All of the 2007 "Coach of the Week" winners will be honored during halftime of the Buffalo Bills / Miami Dolphins game on December 9th as part of the Bills Salute to High School Football Ceremony. All head football coaches in Western New York are eligible for Coach of the Week, regardless of their high school's division or affiliation.
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