God Given Boobie Miles
James “Boobie’’ Miles, the legendary running back for Odessa Permian during the 1987 and 1988 seasons and key figure of the movie Friday Night Lights, came to talk to the Gatesville Hornets football team Thursday as the Hornets prepared for homecoming weekend. Miles (on the left) was the star whose career was shortened by injuries. The movie Friday Night Lights was based on the Permian team that dominated in the late 1980s. Miles was joined Thursday by former Copperas Cove coach Jack Welch, who now runs a recruiting service. “I like to talk to the kids about making the right decisions. I made a lot of wrong decisions,’’ Miles said.
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