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  • Chad Pennington is now a middle school coach in Kentucky

    Danielle Elliot at Shutdown Corner15 hrs ago

    His back bent slightly, hands resting on his knees, Chad Pennington yells "Ready... Hit" as his players run through drills. He's sporting khakis and a polo that matches the green and white attire he wore for eight years as the quarterback of the New York Jets, but today he's far from East Rutherford, N.J., and the players are not exactly professionals.

    Pennington's now representing The Lexington School Colts of Lexington, Ky. The Kentucky Herald-Leader reports that the two-time NFL Comeback Player of the Year has been coaching the middle-school team there for two years. He also helps coach the school's flag football teams, as well as his son's Central Kentucky Youth Football League squad.

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