Found December 26, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Much has been made of the Cowboys signing high school math teacher Jon Kitna out of retirement to figure into their quarterback puzzle against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Almost every reference has mentioned the quarterback, who retired from the Cowboys after the 2011 season, will earn about $53,000 for his Christmas week’s work. Only Kitna, 41, is not keeping the money. It didn’t come up in his Christmas Day media scrum in the locker room. But later, while relaxing on a locker room couch and reconnecting with radio play-by-play voice Brad Sham, Kitna said he would be donating his NFL check to his school. He also told several teammates. Since retiring from the Cowboys, Kitna, who has 15 seasons and four teams on his NFL résumé, has taught math and coached football at Lincoln High School in his native Tacoma, Wash. The football team — the Abes — finished its season last month at 8-2. That was up from 5-5 during Kitna’s first season. Kitna’s son, Jordan, a sophomore, was his...

Jon Kitna to donate Cowboys game check to his high school

Jon Kitna, who was just signed by the Dallas Cowboys to back up Kyle Orton, will donate the money he's paid to his high school.

Jon Kitna donating his game check to the high school he works at

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna plans on donating his week 17 $530,000 game check to the high school that he currently works at, according to the Dallas Morning News. Much has been made of the Cowboys signing high school math teacher Jon Kitna out of retirement to figure into their quarterback puzzle against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday...

Merry Christmas Cowboys fans: You just signed a 41 year old quarterback, but it is not Brett Favre

Yes, this is not a joke, the Dallas Cowboys just signed 41 year old Jon Kitna.   It is crazy because he is being signed over David Carr, Tyler Thigpen, Caleb Hanie and John Skelton. The Dallas Cowboys released Michael Spurlock to make room for Kitna.  Spurlock was huge last week and one of the main […]

Jon Kitna Will Donate Entire $55,000 Single Game Check

Jon Kitna, once former NFL quarterback, 1997 World Bowl MVP, and “list of NFL quarterbacks who have passed for 400 or more yards in a game” appearer, has come out of retirement for presumably one more game to backup Kyle Orton following Tony Romo’s likely season-ending injury. Kitna was signed to the veteran’s minimum and will be paid $55,294 for his one game of service....

Jon Kitna will donate his entire game check to the high school where he teaches

Jon Kitna is a math teacher at Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington, and even though he is leaving his Christmas break to play back up to Kyle Orton, he will have his students on his mind. Jon Kitna, the 41-year-old former NFL quarterback who is now a high school math teacher and football coach, […]

Cowboys to Sign Jon Kitna

Jon Kitna is returning to Dallas. The 41-year-old will sign with the Cowboys as an insurance policy. Tony Romo’s back injury left Kyle Orton as the only healthy quarterback on the roster. Kitna played 15 seasons in the NFL, including his last two with the Cowboys before retiring after the 2011 season. The quarterback has […]

Jon Kitna to Donate Cowboys Salary

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is highly unlikely to be back on the field after suffering a back injury. The team will be playing the Philadelphia Eagles this week for the NFC East division title and they needed an option to fill the depth chart behind quarterback Kyle Orton. That man, is 41 year old, former back-up to Romo, Jon Kitna. Kitna seems eager to be back in the game...

Jon Kitna Gets a Heck of a Christmas Present From Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones

With the status of Tony Romo up in the air for the NFC East Division Championship game with the Philadelphia Eagles the Dallas Cowboys have to be ready  for the worst case scenario. What if Kyle Orton gets knocked out of the game? If he's in that means Romo is already out. The team only has two QBs on the roster--so who is going to play if the worst case scenario comes to fruition...

Cowboys go with Jon Kitna as third quarterback

In wake of the back injury suffered to Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the team tried out a number of players for the position and opted to go with Jon Kitna to back up Kyle Orton. Kitna, now 41, has been with the Cowboys as recently as 2011 and the hope is he will never need to see the field, but they opted to choose him over other quarterbacks that were brought in for tryouts...

Jon Kitna Donating $53,000 Cowboys Salary to High School Where He Teaches, Coaches

Jon Kitna is using his surprising return to the NFL to help out his day job. The 41-year-old quarterback, who signed with the Cowboys this week, will earn $53,000 for backing up Tony Romo and Kyle Orton on Sunday. He won’t be keeping the money, though. Instead, Kitna plans to donate his check to Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., where he teaches math and coaches football,...

Cowboys pull Kitna out of retirement, still hopeful for Romo

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the team isn't ruling Tony Romo out of a winner-take-all game against the Philadelphia Eagles because doctors could clear him after treating his back injury. Jones said on his radio show Tuesday that his quarterback has proven he can play with pain but won't if doctors advise against it. The Cowboys (8-7) and Eagles (9-6) are playing...

Cowboys Sign Old Man

Jon Kitna?  It seems like it has been a decade since I have heard that name.  Jon is coming out of retirement to become the No.3 quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys this week when they play the Eagles for the right to go to the playoffs.   The Dallas Cowboys have reportedly signed 41-year-old quarterback Jon Kitna as their third-string QB. Yes, seriously.

Kyle Orton appears set to start for Cowboys

Kyle Orton and Jon Kitna sat at opposite ends of a couch in the Dallas Cowboys' locker room Wednesday, turned toward each other and started chatting. They probably were talking about Dallas' offense. Orton will make his first start at quarterback in his two seasons with the Cowboys on Sunday night, unless Tony Romo can recover from a herniated disc. Dallas will be playing...

Kitna to donate Cowboys salary to high school where he's now a coach

Jon Kitna will earn $53,000 to serve as the Cowboys' third-string quarterback for one week - and he plans to donate that money to the Seattle-area high school where he's now a coach. Kitna told The Dallas Morning News of his plans Wednesday. The 41-year-old Kitna was running the scout team at Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash., when he heard about Cowboys starter Tony...
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