FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM) — The Dallas Cowboys are fortunate to have Former Cincinnati Bengals three-time pro bowler Andy Dalton to step in as their starting quarterback.

Fifteen years ago, Dalton led Katy High School to a state championship game at Texas Stadium.

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Dalton then went on to become the winningest quarterback in Texas Christian University (TCU) history.

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Andy Dalton #14 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks on September 27, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

The 32-year-old’s former college teammate, Jeremy Kerley, who played eight years in the NFL, knows how Dalton can command a huddle. “Like a science teacher,” he told CBS 11 Sports.

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‘Professor’ Dalton gets his first start for the Cowboys on Monday against the Arizona Cardinals.