Jason Witten, a Dallas Cowboys legend, is coaching a Texas high school team to a state championship.

Liberty Christian High School in Argyle, Texas, won the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) Division II state championship Friday, defeating Regents 52-10.

Witten retired in 2021 after 17 seasons in the NFL, 16 with the Cowboys and one with the Las Vegas Raiders.

 Just days after announcing his retirement, he was named head coach at Liberty Christian.LBHS finished 2-8 in Witten's debut season and 10-2 in 2022. 

The team went 14-0 this season."Football has transformed my life." It has provided me with so much over the years. "This is why you play and coach," Witten said after the game to CBS News Texas.

"I've learned so much from these kids." The life lessons we gain are why I fell in love with the game as a kid. And these kids will remember this for the rest of their lives.

"Witten's program dominated almost every opponent. Its closest victory margin this season was 28 points, and it outscored opponents 716-96.

Witten has two boys on the team: junior CJ and rookie Cooper, both of whom are standout defensive players.

This season, the junior recorded 84 tackles, while the younger Witten had 58.

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