Video: Lincoln’s Masaki Matsumoto talks about being chosen to raise the Seattle Seahawks’ 12th Man Flag

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On Sunday, we told you the story about the Seattle Seahawks choosing Lincoln High school head coach Masaki Matsumoto and his team as their virtual 12th Man Flag raiser for their Week 3 NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys. On Monday, Jeff Fisher spoke with Coach Matsumoto about the honor given to his program.

Related: Lincoln Abes raising Seattle Seahawks’ 12th Man Flag

Matsumoto talks about how his players, who are not playing high school football during the coronavirus pandemic, have been going to the Tacoma Rescue Mission to deliver meals to the homeless.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.