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Ed Thomas nationally recognized in 2006

PARKERSBURG (KWWL) -- Former Aplington-Parkersburg head football coach Ed Thomas was named the NFL National High School Coach of the Year three years ago.

Thomas was awarded the title January 5, 2006 after being nominated by four former players in the NFL, Casey Wiegmann, Jared Devries, Brad Meester and Aaron Kampman.

Thomas was a finalist for the honor in many years prior.  He died in June 2009 after being shot by a former player in the school locker room.

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