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Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman is a hit at Compton alma mater
Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman is a hit at Compton alma mater

It isn't easy to catch an All-Pro cornerback flat-footed, but that's what happened to Seattle's Richard Sherman on Wednesday when he stopped by a pre-calculus class at Compton Dominguez High, his alma mater, and was asked to solve a problem on the chalkboard. Even though he graduated with a 4.17 grade-point average, and went on to get a degree from Stanford, Sherman was stumped. At some point, all the exponents and orthogonal angles in his head had to make room for a career in Xs, O's and angles of pursuit. "I can't remember much past trigonometry," he said sheepishly. Typical of Sherman, he found a way around the problem, scanning the front row and...

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