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How a decision made by Jason Trusnik's high school coaches spurred his NFL career

Sep 07, 2017 - Comments: 0

Rob Rardin was mad.

No, in the coach’s words, he was pissed.

It was August of 2001 and the Nordonia High School football team was grinding through two-a-days. Rardin, then the team’s head coach, had given his defensive staff a task.

“I got with my coaches, and I had a very young staff, and I said, ‘I want to know where we can play Jason Trusnik,’” Rardin said. “He’s too good of a kid to not have a position for.”

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