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Talent, and dad's almost-NFL kicking career, help Dom Maggio excel at Boys' Latin
Talent, and dad's almost-NFL kicking career, help Dom Maggio excel at Boys' Latin

As Boys' Latin junior Dom Maggio impressed the coaches at Wake Forest's kicking camp last June, he had no idea that the Demon Deacons' recruiting coordinator knew his name well. Thirty years ago at UCLA, Bill Rees recruited another local Maggio who could kick pretty well, too. Kirk Maggio became an All-American punter for the Bruins, so when his son Dom emerged as one of the top young kickers and punters in the country, Rees noticed. The two men had lost touch over the years, but as Kirk Maggio sat in the Wake Forest stands that day, he heard a familiar voice calling his name. "I looked down and I couldn't believe what I was seeing," Kirk Maggio said....

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