Young's high school coach in Houston wins honor

January, 18, 2009
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Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

Vince Young's high school coach is the 2008 NFL High School Football Coach of the Year.

Ray Seals was nominated for the award by both Young and Detroit fullback Moran Norris.

Seals and a guest will attend Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa Bay as a guest of the NFL. He will receive a check for $5,000, and his program will get a $10,000 grant from the NFL Youth Football Fund.

Seals has coached high school football for 44 years, and 198 of his players have received college scholarships. He was among the five finalists for the NFL Coach of the Year Award in 2004 and received the Houston Coach of the Year Award 10 times.

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ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter

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