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Seahawks' Schneider on success: 'It's very surreal'

10:44 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider at the Lee Remmel Sports Awards banquet at the Swan Club in De Pere on Wednesday.
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider at the Lee Remmel Sports Awards banquet at the Swan Club in De Pere on Wednesday.
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Before the Super Bowl ring, the infamous championship belt tweet or even the charitable foundation in his eldest son's name, John Schneider was just a history major looking for an inroad to his dream job.

There were no sports management courses in the late '80s and early '90s. Schneider laughs when admitting his first taste of scouting came at the University of St. Thomas (Minn.) while trying to figure out why others were leap-frogging him on the Tommies' depth chart.

However, Schneider quickly learned his future was on the sidelines rather than in the trenches. He fired off a letter to ...

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