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Wayne M. Catalano

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Wayne M. Catalano

Wayne M. Catalano (born July 24, 1956 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former jockey and current trainer in American Thoroughbred horse racing who has won three Breeders' Cup World Championship races and trained two Eclipse Award Champions. Jockey career Wayne Catalano began riding in 1974, learning the business under U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg. In 1977 Catalano won 349 races, finishing second to Steve Cauthen in the national standings. Knee injuries ended his riding career in mid April 1983 after having won 1,792 races.[1] Training career Catalano immediately turned to training after his riding career ended. Working from a base in Chicago, he won his first training title in 1987 at Hawthorne Race Course and earned another in 1989 and again in 2004. He won back-to-back training titles in 1988-1989 at Sportsman's Park Racetrack and between 2000 and 2010 won nine training titles at Arlington Park.[2] In 2006, Wayne Catalano won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies with Dreaming of Anna[3]

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Bernard "Buddy" Diliberto

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Bernard "Buddy" Diliberto

Bernard Saverio Diliberto, Jr., a.k.a. "Buddy" and/or "Buddy D" (August 18, 1931 – January 7, 2005) was a sports commentator in New Orleans for over 50 years. Buddy earned a Purple Heart for sustaining shrapnel wounds in the Korean War, during which he was a correspondent for Stars and Stripes. He got his start as a sportswriter at The Times-Picayune while attending Loyola University in 1950, eventually becoming the newspaper's daily sports columnist in his last two years of his stint there. His sportscasting career began at WVUE-TV in April 1966, where he remained as its sports director/anchor until he switched to WDSU-TV in March 1981, becoming sports director/anchor at that station for 9 years. WDSU-TV had previously been dominated by sportscaster Wayne Mack in this television market. Buddy D was either loved or hated. For the New Orleans Saints fans, Buddy was a caricature of all their hopes and the team's inadequacies. He hosted a daily sports talk show on WWL radio in New Orleans after years as the spo

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Steve Van Buren

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Steve Van Buren

Stephen Wood Van Buren (December 28, 1920 − August 23, 2012) was an American football halfback who played professionally for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) from 1944 to 1951. Regarded as a powerful and punishing runner with excellent speed, through eight NFL seasons he won four league rushing titles, including three straight from 1947 to 1949. At a time when teams played twelve games a year, he was the first NFL player to rush for over ten touchdowns in a season—a feat he accomplished three times—and the first to have multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons. When he retired, he held the NFL career records for rushing attempts, rushing yards, and rushing touchdowns. Van Buren played college football for Louisiana State University, where he led the NCAA in scoring in his senior season for the LSU Tigers. After leading LSU to victory in the Orange Bowl, he was drafted by the Eagles with the fifth overall pick in the 1944 NFL Draft. Van Buren acquired many nicknames over his career in

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Claude Simons Jr.

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Claude Simons Jr.

Claude M. "Little Monk" Simons Jr. (January 16, 1914 – January 5, 1975) was an American college football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Tulane from 1942 to 1945 and amassed a 13–17–1 record.[1] Simons served as the Tulane baseball coach from 1938 to 1941 and 1943 to 1949, and as the basketball coach there from 1938 to 1942. Early life Simons was born on January 16, 1914 in New Orleans and later attended the Isidore Newman School.[2] Simons' father, Claude "Monk" Simons Sr., served as the head coach for the Tulane baseball, basketball, track, and boxing teams, and as the Tulane football team trainer from 1926 until his death in 1943.[3][4] Simons attended Tulane University, where he played football as the team's "star kicking and passing halfback,"[5] and earned varsity letters from 1932 to 1934.[6] During the 1934 season, Simons scored a touchdown in the final three minutes to defeat rival LSU by a single point, causing his mother to faint.[7] Simons helped lead Tu

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Admiral Dewey Larry

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Admiral Dewey Larry

Admiral Dewey Larry (born September 1, 1958) is a former American football player who played two seasons with the Arizona Wranglers and Ottawa Rough Riders. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the ninth round of the 1981 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. References "1981 NFL Draft". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 19, 2014. External links Just Sports Stats College Stats

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Regis Prograis

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Regis Prograis

Regis Prograis (born January 24, 1989) is an American professional boxer from New Orleans, Louisiana. Prograis is currently the WBA light-welterweight champion. Amateur career Of Louisiana Creole descent[1] and originally hailing from New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina forced him to relocate to Houston, Texas in 2005. Once in Houston, Prograis began training at Savannah Boxing Club alongside Evander Holyfield which was a key factor in motivating him to take boxing seriously. He would go on to build a remarkable 87-7 amateur record. As an amateur, Prograis was ranked #4 in the United States, the 2009 Ringside World Champion, 2010 HORN National Champion, won regional Golden Gloves, and competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials before turning pro in 2012. Professional career Since turning pro, Prograis has become a star on ShowBox, a Showtime production with 4 impressive victories. Prograis also fought at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on the undercard of the Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter fight, which was the first

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Robert Pack (basketball)

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Robert Pack (basketball)

Robert John Pack Jr. (born February 3, 1969) is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He serves as an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). High school and college career Pack attended Alfred Lawless High School in New Orleans.[1] He was a high school teammate of future NBA player Eldridge Recasner[1] and graduated from Lawless in 1987. He then attended Tyler Junior College for two years, transferred to the University of Southern California in 1989, and graduated with a degree in sociology in 1991.[2] He averaged 13.4 points per game and 5.3 assists in his two seasons at USC. Professional career Early career Pack was not drafted by an NBA team, rather he began his career by being signed as a free agent by the Portland Trail Blazers on September 16, 1991. He made the team by beating out veteran Walter Davis and played 72 games for the Blazers as a rookie, averaging 4.6 points/game in 12.4 MPG as he was entrenched behind veterans Terr

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Kenny Young (American football)

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Kenny Young (American football)

Kenneth Kim Young (born November 15, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCLA.[1] Professional career Young was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round, 122nd overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft.[2] In his NFL debut in the Ravens' season opener against the Buffalo Bills, Young recorded his first career sack to go along with four total tackles.[3] He finished his rookie season with 51 combined tackles, 2.5 sacks, and a forced fumble. References Foster, Chris (April 18, 2015). "UCLA's Kenny Young has his own approach to being a leader on defense". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 31, 2018. Downing, Garrett (April 28, 2018). "Round 4: Ravens Select ILB Kenny Young at No. 122". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved May 19, 2018. Lee, Edward. "Ravens notes: Rookie linebacker Kenny Young aiming for perfection; no pain for Yanda". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved October 3, 2018. External links UCLA Bruin

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Javan Felix

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Javan Felix

Javan Rodd Felix (born July 28, 1994) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Texas. High school career Felix attended St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Along with Craig Victor, he led the school to the 2011 state championship. Felix was considered to be one of top prospects in Louisiana from the Class of 2012 and committed to Texas, saying it had been "my dream school for me for a long time."[1] College career Felix started his first two seasons at Texas and became known for his three-point shooting. He suffered three concussions in a 12-month span, which made coaches more cautious about playing him.[1] Even so, he averaged 11.6 points per game as a sophomore.[2] As a junior, Felix posted averages of 8.7 points, 2.2 boards, and 2.0 assists per game.[3] On December 12, 2015, Felix hit the game-winning jump shot at the buzzer in an 84-82 upset of No. 3 North Carolina and scored a game-high 25 points, shooting 9-of-14 (.643) from the floor. As a res

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Parry Nickerson

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Parry Nickerson

Parry Nickerson (born October 11, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Tulane.[1] College career Nickerson played college football at Tulane. During his first season he suffered a bad knee injury that was career threatening. However, he was able to make a comeback and play in the next 48 games with 46 starts. Over this time, Nickerson totalled 16 interceptions with 31 pass deflections. He was considered a Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist during his senior season in 2017. For his senior season, he concluded the season with 55 total tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 6 interceptions, and 8 pass deflections. Professional career At the 2018 NFL Combine, Nickerson ran a 4.32-second 40-yard dash, which tied two other cornerbacks, LSU's Donte Jackson and Ohio State's Denzel Ward for the fastest time. Pre-draft measurables Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump

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Mitchell Robinson

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Mitchell Robinson

Mitchell Robinson (born April 1, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected with the 36th overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft. Before beginning his professional career, he gained national coverage for withdrawing from his commitment to attend Western Kentucky University and instead dedicate the entire 2017–18 season for training on his own, being the first player to make such a decision. High school career Robinson at the 2017 McDonald's All-American Game Mitchell Robinson attended Pine Forest High School in Pensacola, Florida for the first two years of his high school career, briefly transferring to Landry-Walker College and Career Preparatory High School in New Orleans as a sophomore, for whom he never played. He did appear for Pine Forest as a freshman and sophomore, but didn't make much of an impact, as he was still relatively new to basketball, only starting playing in eighth grade, during a growth spurt t

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Mark Petteway

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Mark Petteway

Mark Petteway (June 12, 1961 – June 1, 1989) was an American basketball player who played professionally in Venezuela and Greece. College career Petteway played for New Orleans Privateers men's basketball. He was the second scorer of his college at his first season with 15.8 points average. Moreover, he was the first scorer at the two next seasons, with 15.2 and 18.1 points accordingly.[1] Professional career Petteway was selected by Milwaukee Bucks in 1983 draft, but he never played in National Basketball Association. He played in Venezuela in 1984 and 1985 with Estudiantes de Caracas. In 1987 he signed with PAOK, and along Delaney Rudd competed in 1987–88 FIBA Korać Cup. Petteway, in a game against KK Crvena zvezda, broke the basketball backboard, after a dunk from Rudd's assist. He went to the hospital for stitching, and he returned to the game at the 32nd minute. He send tied the game to 83–83 send it into overtime. Finally, PAOK lost with 93–88 but Petteway played bravely until the end of the game, d

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Mike Candrea

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Mike Candrea

John Michael Candrea (born August 29, 1955)[5] is the head softball coach at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. He was the head coach of the United States women's national softball team in 2004, when Team USA won a gold medal, and in 2008, bringing home silver. Candrea is 2nd on the all-time wins list Education and career beginnings Born in New Orleans, Candrea moved with his family to Phoenix at age seven.[6] He graduated from Sunnyslope High School and later earned an associate degree at Central Arizona College in 1975, a bachelor's degree at Arizona State University in 1978, and a master's degree from Arizona State in 1980.[7][8] Candrea was an assistant baseball coach at Central Arizona from 1976 to 1980 and a softball coach from 1981 through 1985.[7] University of Arizona Under Candrea, the Arizona softball team has become one of the top programs in the United States and a perennial powerhouse in the NCAA. Candrea has coached at Arizona since 1986, where he has garnered 1610 NCAA wins,[7]

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Shannon Clavelle

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Shannon Clavelle

Shannon Lynn Clavelle (born October 12, 1973) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs.[1] He played college football at the University of Colorado.[2] Clavelle was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round (185th overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft. He debuted in the NFL though with the Green Bay Packers in 1995. He played on the Packers Super Bowl XXXI Championship team of 1996. In 1997, he played six games with the Packers and finished his career that year playing in one game with the Kansas City Chiefs.[3] References "Shannon Clavelle Stats". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 7, 2019. "1994 Roster: Shannon Clavelle". University of Colorado Athletics. 2019. Retrieved February 7, 2019. "Shannon Clavelle". The Pro Football Archives. 2019. Retrieved February 7, 2019.

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Lloyd Bourgeois

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Lloyd Bourgeois

Lloyd Bourgeois (January 24, 1903 – September 19, 1968) was an American athlete. He competed in the men's triple jump at the 1928 Summer Olympics.[1] References Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lloyd Bourgeois Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2017.

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Albert Stall Jr.

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Albert Stall Jr.

Albert M. Stall, Jr. (born on October 10, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American Thoroughbred horse racing trainer best known for winning the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic in which his horse Blame defeated the great filly, Zenyatta.[2] He is the son of Al Stall Sr. (died 2017) who was the chairman of the Louisiana Racing Commission for 28 years. He first gained experience training racehorses by working with Frank Brothers during high school holidays before attending college where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Geology. He worked in the oil industry before becoming a trainer.[3] References Albert Stall Jr. profile at Equibase Retrieved August 24, 2018 Breeders' Cup Incorporated Retrieved August 24, 2018 "Al Stall Sr. Dies at 85". Thoroughbred Daily News. October 22, 2017.

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Lester Balaski

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Lester Balaski

Lester Anthony Balaski (June 21, 1915 - September 1, 1964) was an American Thoroughbred horse racing jockey, a soldier who served his country during World War II, and a founding director and a First Vice-President of the Jockeys' Guild who died as a result of injuries suffered in an August 22, 1964 racing accident at Agua Caliente Racetrack in Mexico.[1][2] A resident of Chula Vista, California, he had been transported from the racetrack to Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California where he died ten days later.[3] Riding career Triple Crown series Balaski began riding professionally in 1933 and just one year later won the Churchill Downs Spring 1934 riding title.[4] In 1935, Balaski's abilities would see him competing in the Kentucky Derby. After he won the 1935 Texas Derby with Roman Soldier, the colt had different riders for his next starts but trainer and part owner Phil Reuter chose Balaski to ride in the big event at Churchill Downs.[5] Sent off as the third choice in the betting, Balaski and Roman Soldi

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Ricky Woods

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Ricky Woods

Ricky Woods (born July 27, 1984) is an American former professional basketball player for the Akita Northern Happinets of the Japanese bj league.[1] On November 1, 2007, he was selected by the Idaho Stampede with the 29th overall pick in the 2007 NBA D-League draft. College statistics Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG 2002-03 Norfolk State 29 1 18.3 .540 .091 .483 3.59 0.62 1.03 0.97 6.66 2003-04 Paris JC 2004-05 Southeastern Louisiana 33 31 30.1 .559 .250 .652 6.79 0.94 1.70 0.79 17.15 2005-06 Southeastern Louisiana 26 24 31.0 .498 .250 .644 10.08 1.96 1.65 1.27 16.19 Career 88 56 26.5 .534 .158 .619 6.70 1.14 1.47 0.99 13.41 NCAA Awards & Honors Southland Player of the Year - 2006 All-Southland First Team - 2005, 2006 Southland Tournament MVP - 2005 Southland All-Tournament Team - 2005 Southland Newcomer of the Year - 2005 Career statistics Regular season Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG A

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Bryce Washington

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Bryce Washington

Bryce Washington (born January 25, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for Elitzur Netanya of the Israeli National League. He played college basketball for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he earned a spot in the First-team All-Sun Belt Conference in 2018. High school career Washington attended St. Augustine in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he lettered in both basketball and baseball. With the basketball team, he averaged 15 points and 12 rebounds per game in his senior season, leaving high school as a two-time All-District 10-5A selection.[1] College career Washington averaged 6.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game in his freshman season with Louisiana.[2] In the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, he scored 25 points en route to an 83–68 win over Incarnate Word.[3] He was named Louisiana Sports Writers Association Co-Freshman of the Year.[4] As a sophomore, Washington averaged 8.8 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game.[2] On March 3, 2016

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Derrick Lewis (American football)

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Derrick Lewis (American football)

Derrick Lewis (born October 30, 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former American football wide receiver. He played for the Austin Wranglers but left because the Austin Wranglers made the move to the af2 He was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2002 with the New Orleans Saints and spent two years with the Saints before spending two years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He signed with the Houston Texans as a free agent in 2006. The spring before, Lewis started as an offensive specialist for the Arena Football League's Austin Wranglers. While a Wrangler, Lewis broke the record for single-season receptions, in addition to being considered by many a beneficial component for the Wranglers' first ever playoff berth in franchise history. Lewis played his first year of organized football at Sacramento City College in 1998 and caught 34 passes. He transferred to San Diego State. See also List of NCAA major college football yearly receiving leaders References External links arenafootball.com player profil

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Roland Blackman

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Roland Blackman

Roland Blackman (born November 3, 1928) is an American hurdler. He competed in the men's 400 metres hurdles at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1] Blackman's hometown was New Orleans, Louisiana, and he was in the United States Army Signal Corps stationed in Nuremberg, Germany at the time he competed in the Olympics.[2] He was also a boxer.[3][3] References Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Roland Blackman Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 3, 2017. "Clipping from The Los Angeles Times - Newspapers.com". Retrieved November 12, 2018. "European Stars And Stripes, March 9, 1953, p. 12". March 9, 1953. Retrieved November 12, 2018.

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Irv Smith Jr.

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Irv Smith Jr.

Irvin Martin “Irv” Smith Jr. (born August 9, 1998) is an American football tight end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama. Early years Smith Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 9, 1998. Shortly after being born, he moved to Arizona where he spent the first 14 years of his life. Smith Jr. moved back to New Orleans at age 14 and attended Brother Martin High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a senior, he had 31 receptions for 558 yards and four touchdowns. He originally committed to Texas A&M University to play college football, but changed to the University of Alabama.[1][2] College career After not recording a reception as a true freshman at Alabama in 2016, Smith Jr, had 14 receptions for 128 yards and three touchdowns over 14 games as a sophomore in 2017.[3] He returned to Alabama as a starter in 2018.[4][5] On January 11, 2019, Smith announced that he would declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.[6] College statistics Yea

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Lionel Green

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Lionel Green

Lionel Green (born October 5, 1984) is an American former professional basketball player for the Akita Northern Happinets of the Japanese bj league.[2] Career statistics Regular season Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG 2011-12 Ura 16 33.9 .440 .338 .458 10.2 1.9 1.8 0.1 19.4 2011-12 Akita 23 8 13.3 .398 .273 .259 3.4 1.2 0.6 0.1 5.0 2012-13 Baerum Basket 9 9 29.4 .448 .273 .579 8.89 2.33 1.78 0.78 16.22 Playoffs Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG 2010-11 Akita 4 16.3 .308 .259 .600 3.5 1.0 1.5 0.0 8.5 2012-13 Baerum 2 34.5 .308 .000 .417 9.5 1.5 2.5 0.5 10.5 External links Akita vs Sendai Bio Lionel Green on Twitter References https://twitter.com/lonnyb23 Odeven, Ed (3 February 2012). "Geary has Yokohama in gear halfway through season". Retrieved 13 August 2017.

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Louis G. Friedrichs

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Louis G. Friedrichs

Louis Gaiennie Friedrichs (August 25, 1917 – September 18, 1985)[1] was an American football player and coach.[2] He served as the head football coach at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa from 1955 to 1959.[3] Fredrichs was a running back at the University of Oklahoma from 1938 to 1940.[4] References "Louis Friedrichs". Find a Grave. Retrieved July 10, 2018. "Louis Friedrichs". Campion Knights. Retrieved July 10, 2018. "Campionette Covers". campion-knights.org. Retrieved September 2, 2018. "Louis Friedrichs". soonerstats.com. Retrieved July 21, 2018. External links Campion Knights profile Louis G. Friedrichs at Find a Grave

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Jamie Lawson (American football)

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Jamie Lawson (American football)

Jamie Lee Lawson (born October 2, 1965) is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1989–1990 and New England Patriots in 1990. He played college football at Nicholls State University and was drafted in the fifth round of the 1989 NFL Draft.[1] References Nicholls State Colonels media guide External links Nicholls State bio NFL bio

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Brandon Brown (basketball, born 1985)

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Brandon Brown (basketball, born 1985)

Brandon Brown (born January 14, 1985) is an American professional basketball player. Standing at 2.01, he plays the power forward and at the center position. After one year at Cal State San Bernardino, Brown entered the 2010 NBA draft but was not selected in the draft's two rounds. College career Brown played college basketball at Mountain View, Holmes Community College and at Cal State San Bernardino, from 2006 to 2009. Professional career Brown went undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft. He started his professional career with Šiauliai of the Lithuanian League.[1] The same year he also played for Sūduva[2] and Kotwica Kołobrzeg.[3] During the next 5 years, Brown has played in multiple teams such as Vitória de Guimarães, Fjölnir, Lanús, Apollon Limassol, SLUC Nancy,[4] ASC Denain-Voltaire[5] and Anwil Włocławek.[6] He started the 2015-16 season with Hapoel Gilboa Galil. On January 10, he signed with Aries Trikala of the Greek League.[7] On April 24, he signed with Al-Ahli Jeddah of the Saudi Premier League.[

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Alden Roche

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Alden Roche

Alden Roche (born April 9, 1945) is a former defensive end who played nine seasons in the National Football League. Roche attended Southern University.

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Myniya Smith

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Myniya Smith

Myniya Smith (born July 21, 1981) is a professional indoor football offensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Southern. Following the 2016 IFL season, Smith was named First Team All-IFL.[1] On April 20, 2017, Smith signed with the Spokane Empire. On May 4, 2017, Smith was released by the Empire. On June 6, 2017, Smith signed with the Sioux Falls Storm. References "2016 ALL-IFL Teams Announced". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. Retrieved July 1, 2016.

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Adam Long (golfer)

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Adam Long (golfer)

Adam Long (born September 25, 1987) is an American golfer who won his first PGA Tour event at the 2019 Desert Classic.[1][2] Early life Long was born in New Orleans, and grew up in St. Louis. He attended Francis Howell High School. He graduated from Duke University with a degree in sociology. He is the son of Gordo and Jane and the brother of Lindsay.[3] Professional wins (2) PGA Tour wins (1) No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin ofvictory Runners-up 1 Jan 20, 2019 Desert Classic 63-71-63-65=262 −26 1 stroke Adam Hadwin, Phil Mickelson Other wins (1) 2011 Woodcreek Open (NGA Hooters Tour) Results in major championships Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Masters Tournament U.S. Open CUT The Open Championship PGA Championship Tournament 2019 Masters Tournament CUT PGA Championship T41 U.S. Open The Open Championship   Did not play CUT = missed the ha

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Benjamin Watson

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Benjamin Watson

Benjamin Seth Watson[1] (born December 18, 1980) is an American football tight end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Patriots 32nd overall in the 2004 NFL Draft and later he would win Super Bowl XXXIX with the team over the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Georgia. Watson has also played for the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans Saints. Early years Watson was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He attended Northwestern High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and was a letterman in football and track. In football, as a senior, he caught 31 passes for 515 yards. The two-time All-Region selection and Northwestern HS Student of the Year led his team to the state championship in his junior season. He was also a member of his high school chapter of The Fellowship of Christian Athletes. In track & field, Watson was a standout sprinter, recording personal-best times of 22.37 seconds in the 200 meters and 50.03 seconds in the 4

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Louis Oubre

Louis Byron Oubre, III (born May 15, 1958) is a former American college and professional football player who was a guard in the National Football League (NFL) for five seasons during the 1980s. He played college football for the University of Oklahoma, and earned All-American honors. He played professionally for the NFL's New Orleans Saints, and later the Miami Dolphins. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he played at St. Augustine High School. He was a member of the Purple Knights' 1975 Class AAAA state championship team. Oubre attended the University of Oklahoma, where he played for the Oklahoma Sooners football team from 1977 to 1980. As a senior in 1980, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American. The New Orleans Saints chose Oubre in the fifth round (112th pick overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft, and he played for the Saints from 1981 to 1984. He later played for the Miami Dolphins during his final NFL season in 1987. External links Oklahoma Sooners bio

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Justin Portillo

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Justin Portillo

Justin Jose Portillo (born September 9, 1992) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Real Salt Lake in MLS. Career Portillo was raised in New Orleans and played at Coastal Carolina University, becoming the school's all-time leader in appearances. Portillo signed a professional contract with USL Pro club Charleston Battery on March 19, 2014.[1] He made his professional debut three days later in a 1–1 draw with Orlando City.[2] At the end of the 2014 season, Portillo was voted the club's newcomer of the year after establishing himself as a key starter in central midfield. After a season with USL side Real Monarchs, Portillo joined MLS side Real Salt Lake on February 26, 2019.[3] References "Former Chanticleer Justin Portillo Signs with Charleston Battery". GoCCUSports. Coastal Carolina University. 19 March 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2014. http://www.uslsoccer.com/scripts/runisa.dll?M2:gp::72013+Elements/Display+E+47107+Stats/+4428801 https://www.rsl.com/post/2019/02/26/rsl-signs-justi

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Emanuel Weaver

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Emanuel Weaver

Emanuel Weaver III (born June 28, 1960) is a former American football nose tackle in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals and Atlanta Falcons. He also was a member of the New Jersey Generals in the United States Football League. He played college football at South Carolina State University. Early years Weaver attended John McDonogh High School, where he was a defensive tackle. He accepted a football scholarship from South Carolina State University. He injured his knee late in his senior season. Professional career Weaver was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round (54th overal) of the 1982 NFL Draft.[1] He was placed on the injured reserve list on August 29, 1983.[2] He was waived on August 28, 1984.[3] On December 27, 1984, he signed with the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League.[4] He appeared in 12 games during the 1985 season. He played with the team until the league folded in 1986. In 1987, he was signed as a free agent by the New Orleans Saints

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Foster Moreau

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Foster Moreau

Foster Moreau (born May 6, 1997) is an American football tight end for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the LSU Tigers. Early years Moreau grew up in New Orleans and attended Jesuit High School. As a senior, he caught 34 passes for 454 yards and six touchdowns as the Blue Jays won the LHSAA Division I state championship. Rated a three-star prospect by 24/7 Sports and a two-star by Rivals.com, Moreau committed to play football at Louisiana State University over offers from Tulane, Mississippi State, Air Force, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Monroe, and Louisiana-Lafayette, among others.[1] College career Moreau played four seasons for the LSU Tigers. He played mostly on special teams with the kick return unit and as a blocking tight end in his first two seasons, with no receptions as a freshman and six for 79 and one touchdown as a sophomore. Moreau enjoyed his most productive season in his first full year as a starter, catching 24 passes for 278 yards an

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Gerald Willis III

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Gerald Willis III

Gerald Willis III (born August 23, 1995) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes. Early life and high school Willis was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and attended Edna Karr High School. Willis was a standout defensive tackle for the Cougars and was named the All-New Orleans Large Schools Defensive Player of the Year twice and was an All-America selection as a senior, when he made 107 tackles, including 43 for a loss and 15 sacks.[1] He was widely considered to be one of the top defensive line prospects in his class and committed to play college football at the University of Florida over offers from Texas, LSU, Florida State, and Alabama, among others.[2] College career Willis began his college career at Florida. He appeared in five games as a freshman, making 14 tackles. Willis forced a key red zone fumble in the Gators' 28-20 win in the 2015 Birmingham Bowl over East Carolina. After the season,

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Aleia Hobbs

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Aleia Hobbs

Aleia Hobbs (born February 24, 1996) is an American professional track and field athlete specializing in the sprints. She won four national titles in 2018, winning the 60 m at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships, the 100 m and the 4 × 100 m relay at the NCAA Division I Championships, and the 100 m at the U.S. Championships. Hobbs represented the United States at the 2015 Pan American Junior Championships, where she earned a silver medal in the 100 m and a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay. She signed with the LSU Lady Tigers in 2014 and ran for them until mid 2018, when she signed a sponsorship deal with adidas. Statistics Information from IAAF profile or Track & Field Results Reporting System unless otherwise noted.[3][4] Personal bests Event Time Wind (m/s) Competition Venue Date Notes 60 m 7.07 n/a NCAA Division I Indoor Championships College Station, Texas, U.S. March 10, 2018 NCAAR, CR [5] 100 m 10.85 +2.0 SEC Relays Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. April 29, 2017 Former low-altitud

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Stanley Morgan Jr.

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Stanley Morgan Jr.

Stanley Morgan Jr. (born September 7, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Nebraska and signed with the Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2019.[1][2] Professional career Morgan signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft.[3] References "NFL Draft is great, but Husker WR Morgan really excited to 'get back to playing football'". JournalStar.com. April 25, 2019. "Former St. Augustine receiver to sign with Cincinnati Bengals". NOLA.com. April 27, 2019. "Bengals Sign 10 College Free Agents". Bengals.com. May 10, 2019. External links Nebraska Cornhuskers bio

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George Friedrichs

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George Friedrichs

George Shelby Friedrichs Jr. (February 15, 1940 in New Orleans – March 20, 1991), known as "Buddy", was an American sailor and Olympic champion. He was Dragon Class World Champion in 1967 before competing at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City (sailing events in Acapulco, where he received a gold medal in the Dragon class as helmsman on the red-painted boat WILLIWAW.[1] Serving as crew members on WILLIWAW were Gerald "Click" Schreck and Barton Jahncke. See also List of Olympic medalists in Dragon class sailing References "1968 Summer Olympics – Mexico City, Mexico – Sailing" Archived 2008-09-29 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 18, 2008) External links George Friedrichs at World Sailing

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Barton Jahncke

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Barton Jahncke

Barton Williams Benedict Jahncke (born August 5, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana)[1] is an American sailor and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, where he received a gold medal in the dragon class as crew member (with George Friedrichs and Gerald Schreck) on the boat Williwaw.[2] See also List of Olympic medalists in Dragon class sailing References Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Barton Jahncke". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 22, 2015. "1968 Summer Olympics – Mexico City, Mexico – Sailing". databaseOlympics.com. Archived from the original on September 29, 2008. Retrieved April 18, 2008.

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Lynn Levy

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Lynn Levy

Lynn Levy (born November 18, 1931) is an American cross-country skier. He competed in the men's 30 kilometre event at the 1956 Winter Olympics.[1] References Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lynn Levy Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 16, 2019.

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Ty Harris

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Ty Harris

Ty Harris (born November 13, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Pelister of the Macedonian First League (basketball). Early life Harris was born in Houma, Louisiana but his family was displaced by Hurricane Katrina. They eventually settled in West Carrollton, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. He graduated from West Carrollton High School.[1] Professional career Not being drafted by any NBA team and being unknown in Europe, Harris signed for the 2015-16 season with the club KK Best in Macedonia. References "Harris uses basketball and education to achieve success". Highland County Press. February 8, 2013. Retrieved March 13, 2017. External links [1] at basketball.eurobasket.com [2] at highlandcountypress.com Columbus State bio

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Eddie Garcia (footballer)

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Eddie Garcia (footballer)

Eddie Ivan Garcia (born April 15, 1960) is a former American football placekicker in the National Football League (NFL). Early life Garcia was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.[1] Career Garcia was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the tenth round of the 1982 NFL Draft and later played two seasons with the team. He played at the collegiate level at Southern Methodist University.[2] See also List of Green Bay Packers players References https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/G/garciedd01.htm http://www.nfl.com/players/eddiegarcia/profile?id=GAR062684

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Pooka Williams Jr.

Anthony “Pooka” Williams Jr.[1] is an American football running back at the University of Kansas. He was named First Team All-Big 12 as a Freshman.[2] High school Williams attended high school at Hahnville High School in Boutte, Louisiana. As a senior he ran for 3,118 yards and 37 touchdowns.[1] Hahnville lost in the Louisiana 5A State Championship his senior year.[3] Williams was a four-star recruit out of high school, according to ESPN.com. He received offers from LSU, Memphis, Kansas, Mississippi State, and TCU. On February 12, 2017, he committed to Kansas.[4] US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date Pooka Williams Jr.RB New Orleans, LA Hahnville 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Feb 7, 2017  Recruiting star ratings: Scout: N/A   Rivals:   247Sports:    ESPN:   ESPN grade: 80 College career Freshman season Williams played his first game at Kansas in their second game of the season against Cen

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Thomas Diamond

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Thomas Diamond

Thomas Nicklaus Diamond (born April 6, 1983) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs. College & draft Diamond starred at the University of New Orleans. As a junior, he went 6-4, 2.38 ERA (30 ER/113.2 IP) in 17 starts for the Privateers, and was voted the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year. Diamond registered 4 double-digit strikeout games, including 17 strikeouts in a complete game win over Arkansas State University on March 26;he tied a school and Sun Belt Conference record with those 17 Ks. He was selected in the first round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft by the Texas Rangers at # 10 overall. Pro career Texas Rangers Diamond quickly rose through the Rangers system, dominating the competition for Spokane in the Northwest League and Clinton in the Midwest League in 2004. In the fall of 2004, Diamond made a name for himself in an obscure Instructional League game during which he tripped and fell on the mound while

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Walter Blattmann

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Walter Blattmann

Walter Blattmann (June 23, 1920 – April 10, 2000) was an American gymnast. He competed in eight events at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1] References Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Walter Blattmann Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 25, 2019.

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Ray Yochim

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Ray Yochim

Raymond Austin Aloysius Yochim (July 19, 1922 – January 26, 2002) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played parts of two seasons in Major League Baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals. He pitched one game during the 1948 St. Louis Cardinals season and three games during the 1949 St. Louis Cardinals season. Yochim had an extensive career in minor league baseball. He began his professional career in 1941 with the Springfield Cardinals, and moved his way up in the Cardinals' organization over that year and 1942. After missing the 1943-45 seasons while serving in World War II, he returned to the Rochester Red Wings in 1946-47. After his brief major league career, he continued to play in the minor leagues until 1958, when he served as player-manager of the New Orleans Pelicans. He was the older brother of former MLB pitcher and long time scout, Lenny Yochim (1928-2013). External links Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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Sid Freudenstein

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Sid Freudenstein

Sid Freudenstein (born May 18, 1945) is an American gymnast. He competed in eight events at the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1] References Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sid Freudenstein Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 3, 2019.

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Charles Maurian

Charles Amédée de Maurian (May 21, 1838 – December 2, 1912), also known as Charles Amédée Maurian, was an American amateur chess player and close personal friend of Paul Morphy. Biography Maurian was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 21, 1838. He was of French descent.[1]:3 His father, Charles A. de Maurian, was a judge, and his mother was named Lasthenie Peychaud before her marriage.[2] He was a classmate of Morphy at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, and the two remained close friends thereafter. Maurian never played in any public tournaments in his later chess career, but he did win first prize at the New Orleans Chess Club in 1858.[1]:3 Morphy taught Maurian how to play chess. Morphy originally gave Maurian knight odds in their games, and he continued to do so even after Maurian became too strong of a player for this to be necessary.[1]:27 Morphy and Maurian continued to play chess even after Morphy had otherwise essentially retired from play.[3] Maurian edited a chess column in the New Orlean

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Thomas Hill (hurdler)

Thomas Lionel "Tom" Hill (born November 17, 1949 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American former athlete, who mainly competed in the 110 metre hurdles. Competitive career Hill was among the world's best high hurdlers in the early 1970s and ranked as the number one in the event in the world in 1970. He was on the June 1970 cover of Track and Field News.[1] He competed for the United States in the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, Germany, where he won the bronze medal in the men's 110 metre hurdles event. Hill ran track for Arkansas State University where his best finish at the NCAA Championships was a second place in 1972.[2] He was the 1970 NCAA Indoor Champion for 60 yard hurdles. After graduating, Hill completed his ROTC active duty obligation serving as assistant track coach at the United States Military Academy at West Point while still competing in the hurdles. Hill was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1984.[3][4] Rankings Hill was ranked among the top ten runners in his even

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Al Jenkins (American football)

Alfred Joseph Jenkins (born July 15, 1946) is a former professional American football player who played offensive lineman for three seasons for the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, and Houston Oilers.[1] Jenkins was a backup lineman on Miami's undefeated 1972 Super Bowl championship team. He was one of the players who carried coach Don Shula off the field on their shoulders after the team's victory in Super Bowl VII and as a result his image is included in the bronze statue outside Sun Life Stadium commemorating the event.[2][3][4] References Al Jenkins NFL & AFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com Greene, Harvey (July 9, 2014). "99 Days Of 99 Jersey Numbers: #60". Miami Dolphins. Retrieved 2016-11-28. Talalay, Sarah (January 31, 2010). "Don Shula's statue, award and address". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 2016-11-28. "The 15 coolest NFL stadium statues: Don Shula's Perfection Statue at Sun Life Stadium". MSN. Retrieved 2016-11-28.

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