Coach Popson is the Sierra College Defensive Line Coach, and has been on Coach Ben Noonan's staff since 2014. In addition to his duties with the Defensive Line, Coach "Pop" is the heart and soul of the Wolverine Strength and Conditioning program that has become known to produce scholarship athletes year after year. As the Strength and Conditioning coach, Popson spends more time with the Wolverine football student-athletes than any other member of the coaching staff. His constant guidance and mentorship is reflected in each and every team member, teaching daily life skills vital to the growth of our young men.
Ted attended Portland State and was drafted by the New York Giants in 1991. He played five seasons from 1994 to 1998 for the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers as a tight end. He had eight receiving touchdowns in his career and played in one Super Bowl in 1994 for the winning 49ers.