by Joey Crandall

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June 29, 2012
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Football: Douglas grad joins Oakland Raiders full time

It's funny how things work out sometimes.

A couple years ago, a career in professional sports was a dream for 2003 Douglas High graduate Adam Johnson.

As late as this spring, with a young family in tow, the only thing he could've imagine doing was teaching middle school and coaching high school sports.

Within a matter of hours, the two career paths merged into an immediate crossroads.

The final decision, as it turned out, was entirely out of his hands.

The Oakland Raiders, following an overhaul of their front office earlier this year, called Johnson with an offer to be …

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