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OT: Teaching Football Signals

Earlier today, USC tweeted out a photo of Matt Barkley teaching a young Haitian how to make the universal sign for a touchdown. If you missed it, and it's likely you have, a bunch of USC football are down in Haiti on a pretty dang cool trip. But the photo will be our starting point here.

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This got me thinking: What would other athletes plopped down in a place that had little knowledge of American football teach their new friends?

It can be somewhat serious things. For example, Desmond Howard:

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Or less than serious things. For example, Pete Carroll's calling card:

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A few starting points...

Paul Wulff teaching kids how to celebrate:

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Jake Rodgers with the universal sign for metal ... or his pancake block celebration:

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The proper way to react to a flag on the field.

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Vincent Jackson with the proper touchdown signal

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Or Pat Fitzgerald teaching youngsters how to call plays.

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We can even involve referees!

These are a start. So pick a player or a few and tell us: What signature sign, signal or celebration would they teach someone who's getting their first introduction to football?

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