Former Cowboys restricted end Jason Witten says new quarterback mentor Jon Kitna will be excellent for quarterback Dak Prescott.
He in comparison Kitna’s possible affect on Prescott to what previous Cowboys restricted end mentor Tony Sparano experienced on him early in his career. Kitna is changing Kellen Moore, who was promoted to offensive coordinator.
“Jon is poised. Jon is true. Jon is authentic,” Witten explained at the 2nd annual Jason Witten Collegiate Person of the Year Award Ceremony Tuesday night at The Star in Frisco.
“I think back again to my early part of my career, second and third 12 months. Dak has experienced two pro bowls out of three a long time,” Witten explained. “I will hardly ever forget about prior to going to the Pro Bowl in my second 12 months, Tony Sparano bringing me in and demonstrating me ‘the get improved tape,’ all the plays that were undesirable prior to I went to Hawaii. I think that is what Jon will do.”
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Witten explained he known as Kitna just one of his most loved backup quarterbacks and believes he will get his position across in a constructive way for Prescott.
“He is all in. He is related,” Witten explained. “I think Dak is the quarterback listed here for the lengthy expression. I think just one of the finest issues about Jon is he communicates with men. He not considerably eliminated from it. I think he will do a actually excellent career of undertaking it in an authentic way that gamers respect and link with.”
Kitna played 17 seasons in the NFL and was a backup in Dallas from 2009-2011 and just one match in 2013. He has coached on the superior college amount until finally given that his retirement, like three a long time at Waxahachie.
He was set to mentor in the Alliance of American Football (AAF) this spring prior to the Cowboys hired him very last thirty day period.