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It was 2017 and Jared Jenkins stood on the field at J. Birney Crum Stadium after leading Freedom High School’s football team to victory over Allentown Central Catholic in his first varsity start.

Jenkins, a sophomore at the time, wasn’t surprised. And Patriots coach Jason Roeder wasn’t either.

“We knew what we were getting with Jared before he even walked in the door here,” Roeder said. “He’s been in our program for all these years. His dad (Earl) has been on the staff.”

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