Brocato a legend among scouts

To the fan, C.O. Bocato is a nameless, faceless scout. But in the NFL, Bocato is a legend who shapes franchises and players' careers and he let ESPN.com's Matt Mosley tag along as he worked the Texas pro day.

Originally Published: March 29, 2007
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com

AUSTIN, Texas -- C.O. Brocato always sets his alarm for 5 a.m., but he can't recall the last time he stayed in bed long enough to hear it go off.

On a Wednesday morning in late March, the legendary Tennessee Titans scout skipped his usual treadmill session because he wanted to get an "early start" on the University of Texas' pro day, which didn't begin until 10:50 a.m.

Brocato's remarkable scouting career began almost by accident 33 years ago, when he was attempting to become head ...

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