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Golden footballs mark golden era, golden future
Armijo High School's Super Bowl 50 Trophy for George Martin, class of 1971. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic) Armijo High School's Super Bowl 50 Trophy for George Martin, class of 1971. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — A golden ticket is a passport into a chocolate wonderland and a golden watch is a token of a career of faithful service. A golden football, however, is a symbol of having reached the highest level of accomplishment.

The National Football League in celebrating Super Bowl 50 has engaged in a number of different 50th anniversary celebrations.

One of those was to distribute a commemorative golden football to the high schools of each player who ever played in the NFL’s ultimate game.

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Solano News »

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Features »

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Entertainment »

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Sports »

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Business »

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Obituaries »

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