Former Arkansas football stars Greenlaw, Allen take similar path to Super Bowl

Former Arkansas football players Dre Greenlaw (left) and Brandon Allen (right) are shown during games during their time at Fayetteville High School. (Andy Shupe/NWA Democrat-Gazette)

Most high school football coaches can only dream of having a player talented enough to someday earn a spot in the National Football League.

Having that player participate in a Super Bowl only makes that dream that much more far-fetched — except when it comes to Daryl Patton and Brian Early.