Small but mighty: Meet the Miami Chapter of Arrowhead South

Posted at 5:38 PM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 22:52:35-05

MIAMI — When Greg Scott moved from Overland Park to south Florida, finding a place to watch his beloved Kansas City Chiefs was "challenging."

"Very challenging because you want to watch it, but you don't have fans," Scott, a lifelong Chiefs fan, said. "You don't have people to relate to you and how you feel."

He wasn't alone.

Gaylon Johnson is from Sedalia, Missouri, and felt the same way when he relocated to the Miami area.

"I would find the live stream and as soon as I got home from work, I would be right in front of my computer watching the game," he said. "That was the only way I could watch it."

This year, everything changed.

Scott, Johnson and other Chiefs fans from the area started to gather at Bru's Room and Sports Grill in Pembroke Pines, Florida, after Scott Weidert and Michael Morales posted an invitation on social media.

The interest ultimately created the Miami chapter of the Arrowhead South group.

"We started coming here every weekend," Scott said. "We started getting more and more people and the camaraderie, it’s like I’m at home. I just need a burnt-end sandwich from Gates."

Instead of BBQ, the group snacks on burgers and Bru's famous "triple-threat wings." They always wear their red, bring their Chiefs helmets or flags and make sure to be the loudest fans at the bar.

Bru's general manager told 41 Action News that the group often has the most fans of any other team, sometimes reaching 30 members.

"Yeah, this is now our bar," Johnson said. "Our bar right here."