People remember the epic battles at Armwood High in 2007 when the Hawks’ two dominant linemen,scary good defensive end Ryne Giddins against scary and good senior two-way lineman Matt Patchan, an intimidating transfer from Freedom High.
Ryne Giddins and Matt Patchan were going places.
They were rated among the best in the country at their positions as they left high school. Patchan went to Florida while Giddins stayed home to play defensive end for South Florida.
This weekend found them at Bucs rookie minicamp, trying to live their NFL dreams.
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