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Moving Around
Peter King
August 10, 1998
Former Nebraska quarterback Scott Frost faces a daunting task in trying to make it in the NFL as a rookie safety with the Jets. Some top college quarterbacks, such as Jack Mildren and Rex Kern in the 70s, were marginal pro defensive backs, but as the sampling below shows, others were quite successful in making the adjustment to a new position.
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August 10, 1998

Moving Around

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Former Nebraska quarterback Scott Frost faces a daunting task in trying to make it in the NFL as a rookie safety with the Jets. Some top college quarterbacks, such as Jack Mildren and Rex Kern in the 70s, were marginal pro defensive backs, but as the sampling below shows, others were quite successful in making the adjustment to a new position.

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