CAN'T--MISS INTERVIEW with Freddie Kitchens' high school football coach

"He had a cannon when he was in the 8th grade, and he could hit a baseball a mile" -- Raymond Farmer on Kitchens' talent

By Ed Meyer

Browns coach Freddie Kitchens was the Etowah High School Blue Devils starting quarterback in 1991 and 1992 in Attalla, Ala.

The town, originally the site of a Cherokee Indian village, is in northeast Alabama, near Kitchens' hometown of Gadsden, and had a population of just over 6,000, according to 2010 census figures.

Don't miss watching Raymond Farmer as he discusses Kitchens' emerging talent in this 3-minute video.

"His daddy really pushed him," Farmer said. And it wasn't long before Kitchens became "a legend in Little League."

[Photo: Kitchens discusses strategy on Browns' sideline in 26-18 victory over the Bengals, for a series sweep, in the final 2018 home game on Dec. 23. USA Today photo.]​