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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | October 28, 2015

Walk-on Cavonte posts touching tribute to Jerry Kill

  Jerry Kill is revered by virtually everyone that knows him in college football.

Former Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill resigned early Wednesday due to health concerns. We wish Kill nothing but the best, and those within the college football community clearly do, too. Social media has been flooded today with positive vibes for Kill.

But one message stands out in particular. Minnesota walk-on Cavonte Johnson posted a heartwarming message on Facebook in honor of his former coach, who offered Johnson an opportunity when nobody else would. Check it out:

It’s clear that Kill impacted many lives in a positive way. Here’s to hoping for a speedy recovery.

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