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Jon Kitna Finds a Gold Mine at His Troubled Old High School

Before he left the Dallas Cowboys to come home again, Jon Kitna had one request of the two principals who run Lincoln High School in Tacoma, WA: Give me your worst students. The other teachers told him to stop. This was last February, and it was going to be hard enough to teach three algebra classes in the middle of a semester. He was two months gone from an NFL career that went for 16 years, after all. Yes, this was his old high school, the one where he was a star quarterback in the early 1990s, but didn’t the new football coach understand what he was getting into? Didn’t he see the numbers? Didn’t he know that four of every five of the ...

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