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Meet Bjoern Werner, a German with an all-American game

Updated: August 24, 2012, 11:45 AM ET
By Anna Katherine Clemmons | ESPN The Magazine

How did you discover American football in Berlin? BW: I come from a soccer family, but I attended a camp where we learned flag football. At 15, I moved up to tackle, and my coaches saw that I could play in high school.

You then enrolled at Salisbury (Conn.) School in 2007. Why'd you choose to go there? BW: I went through an online program run by USA Football International, which gives you a little money to help pay for school. Basically, they give you a list of prep ...

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