Cal Ripken not the only big time celebrity in town tonight, how about ARC product and now head coach of the Arizona Cardinals Ken Whisenhunt. Talk about a crazy year, that's what Whisenhunt has had in leading the Cardinals to the super bowl.
Thursday, though it was a fund raiser for the boy scouts. Here's a guy who certainly hasn't forgotten his roots. Before the football season even started, Whisenhunt made a donation to the Musketeer program to help keep them going. Now, tonight with helping out the scouts. The mayor also presented Whisenhunt with the key to the city. Of course with the schedule of being an NFLl coach comes plenty of pressures and it's not easy to get back where you grow up.
"It's always great to be home where you grew up" said Ken Whisenhunt "A lot of memories here and a lot of friends here. I don't get back here often enough and it's always good when I do get the opportunity. The real pressure comes when the season starts. Because that's when you're trying to live up to what you accomplished and what we finished with last season. A lot of people didn't expect us to do well in the playoffs and we me that challenge so I'm excited about meeting the challenges of this new season."