TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna was hired as the football coach at Lincoln High School in Tacoma after retiring from a 15-year NFL career.
Kitna was introduced Thursday. He was recently hired at his old high school as a math teacher. Kitna received his math education degree at Central Washington University, where he was a standout quarterback and led the Wildcats to a share of the 1995 NAIA national title. Kitna went on to an NFL career with Seattle, Cincinnati, Detroit and wrapped up his career as a backup with Dallas.READ MORE: Wanda 'Fernie' Winter, Credited With Bringing Funnel Cakes To State Fair Of Texas, Dies
Kitna was first contacted about the job three years ago, but decided to keep his NFL career going then. Kitna believes the Abes can become a state and possibly national power.READ MORE: Dallas Carter Alum Sha'Carri Richardson Notches Win At Olympic Trials
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