Brett Favre's high school team wins state championship

Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre helped coach Oak Grove High School to the Mississippi Class 6A state fotoabll championship Friday night.

The former Super Bowl winner and three-time NFL Most Valuable Player is the offensive coordinator at Oak Grove, which won its first state title with a 14-7 win over Tupelo.

"I can't say it's like a Super Bowl, but it's pretty close," Favre told the Associated Press. "It really is. It's a different type of feeling, but I couldn't be more proud of these guys. It's been a lot of fun."

The go-ahead score in the third quarter came on a fake field goal.

No, it wasn't Favre's call.

"That was all the special teams' coach," Favre said. "I don't call trick plays."

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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