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Former New England Patriots assistant coach Dante Scarnecchia to join Taft C Talks

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Dante Scarnecchia of the New England Patriots watches on before a game with the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium on November 18, 2012, in Foxboro, Mass.

Taft College alumnus and former New England Patriots assistant coach Dante Scarnecchia will join the Cougars at 9 a.m. Friday for the latest installment of Taft C Talks on Zoom.

KBAK Eyewitness News' Greg Kerr will join the conversation with Scarnecchia.

Scarnecchia's famed career started in Kern County, playing two winning seasons with the Taft College Cougars. Later on he coached at California Western University, Iowa State, Southern Methodist University, University of the Pacific and Northern Arizona University. He also earned a master's degree in physical education and military service as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.

Scarnecchia joined the Patriots in 1982 and over his career was a key part of 17 division championships, nine conference titles and five Super Bowl championships. In 2007, he was named the NFL’s Assistant Coach of the Year.