Sharon football coach Dave Morse was named Patriots High School Coach of the Year, the NFL team announced Tuesday.
Morse led the Eagles to the EMass Division 3 Super Bowl title with a 12-3 victory over Wayland Dec. 1. In just his second season as head coach, Morse helped Sharon win the school's first ever Davenport Division title and make its first Super Bowl appearance.
In recognition of Morse's selection as Coach of the Year, the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation will donate $2,000 to Sharon's football program in Morse's name.
Patriots and Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Andre Tippett, the team's executive director of community affairs, visited Morse and his team Tuesday afternoon.
Morse was named Patriots Coach of the Week Sept. 25, after helping the Eagles begin the season 3-0 for the first time since 1998.
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