The guy is smart and for the past six years Bill Belichick entrusted the man Patriots players call “Matty P’’ to run his defense, so you know he is capable, industrious, a stickler for detail and loyal.
Dave Gettleman, the newly hired Giants general manager, believes today’s NFL head Coach is akin to a CEO of a corporation.
Joe King, the former head coach at RPI, located in upstate Troy, recalls traveling to the Syracuse area to recruit Patricia, who did not look then as he does now.
Patricia has become an easily identifiable figure on the Patriots sideline.Getty ImagesPatricia spent a fifth year at RPI, getting his master’s degree and serving as a graduate assistant in 1996 when the coaching bug bit him.
Still, he figured he had to go earn a living and spent two years working at Hoffman Air & Filtration in East Syracuse, designing and selling centrifuges.
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