Jason Witten retired after spending the 2020 season with the Las Vegas Raiders. The longtime Dallas Cowboys tight finish is never any longer straying from football, even though.
He became named head football coach at Liberty Christian, a high school in the Dallas-Citadel Price station on Monday.
Liberty Christian School is excited to sigh our fresh Head Football Coach Jason Witten. Jason, dilapidated Dallas Cowboy tight finish and prolonged-time Liberty parent will seemingly be becoming a member of the Liberty Christian coaching workers as Head Football Coach. It’s a great day to be a Warrior! pic.twitter.com/SPtdSqvxID
— Liberty Christian (@LibertyArgyle) February 1, 2021
Witten, 38, conducted 16 seasons with the Cowboys and spent 2020 with the Raiders. No tight finish in NFL history has conducted extra games than Witten’s 271, and handiest Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez has extra receptions and yards at the predicament.
Per ESPN upon his retirement:
“A coach as soon as urged me, ‘The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example,’” Witten urged ESPN. “As I hold it up, I slide away sparkling that for 17 seasons I gave it my absolute all. I am cheerful with my accomplishments as a football player on the subject and the example I tried to activate of it. Football is a great recreation that has taught me many precious lessons, and I designate ahead to passing on that information to the next generation.”
Witten first retired after the 2017 season and spent 2018 as an ESPN Monday Evening Football analyst nevertheless opted to return to the Cowboys in 2019.