Long-Time Titans Scout C.O. Brocato Passes Away at 85 - Titansonline.com

And for over 40 seasons, Brocato helped make the Oilers/Titans better because of his keen eye for talent. The 85-year old Brocato had spent 40 years with the organization as a scout, originally joining the franchise in 1975. He was a member of the organization for 599 games and was placed on the preliminary list of nominees for the Pro Football Hall... So many of us have learned so much from him, and his lessons and principles will live on. C. O. ’s dedication, eye for talent, knowledge of the game and ability to build relationships set him apart in the scouting profession, and we will never... Blake Beddingfield, director of college scouting for the Titans, remembered Brocato as a “man of the people. On Tuesday morning, Beddingfield had already heard from secretaries, assistant coaches and school administrators about Brocato, the popular scout “who got to know everybody. ” Webster, who knew Brocato for 25 years, received emails from fellow general managers expressing their condolences. “I’ve been to schools with him, and when you go to the schools with C. O. you went by and saw all his friends,’’ Beddingfield said. Source: www.titansonline.com