6 results for month: 09/2015
Brian Bosworth Set for NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute
Oklahoma and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that they will jointly honor Brian Bosworth with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, Saturday, Oct. 3, in Norman, Okla., during the game between the Sooners and West Virginia. Coverage of the game will start at 9:00 am PT on FOX Sports 1. “It’s a dream come true for me because I was an Oklahoma boy, and I got to live a dream and play at a university that had such a great tradition of great players,” Bosworth said at the January press conference announcing the 2015 class. “To me, it was a responsibility to go to that university under my ...
Defense with Bryant, Green & Nash
One of the top defensive lines in the NFL in the 1980s was in Seattle. Jeff Bryant (1982-1993), Jacob Green (1980-1992) and Joe Nash (1982-1996) were the primary anchors, and combined they played 40 seasons in the NFL - 39 with the Seahawks. They combined for 226.5 sacks, with Jacob Green officially totalling 97.5 sacks, a Seahawks team record.
A Visit with Joe Nash
Joe played his entire NFL career (1982-1996) with the Seahawks, totalling 218 games over 15 seasons. Both are team records. Playing primarily at nose tackle, he managed to score two touchdowns as a result of the tough defense the Seahawks played in the 1980s. Nash was a 1984 Pro Bowl selection, and he was named one of the all-time top-40 players in Seahawks history as part of the team's 40th Anniversary season in 2015.
A Visit with Trey Junkin
Abner Kirk "Trey" Junkin III was a tight end and long snapper for the Seahawks in the 1990 - 1995 seasons. His NFL career spanned an amazing 19 seasons, starting with the Buffalo Bills in 1983 and wrapping with the N.Y. Giants in 2002.
A Visit with Danny Greene
Although Danny's NFL career totaled one season and four games as a wide receiver with the Seahawks, his sole touchdown came on one of the most memorable, and craziest, plays in Seahawks history.
A Visit with Norm Evans
One of the original members of the Seattle Seahawks, Norm was on the Seahawks roster from 1976 - 1978, concluding a 14-year pro career as a tackle. He previously played with the Miami Dolphins (1966 - 1975), and was part of the 1972 Dolphins team that went undefeated during the season, including winning Super Bowl VII against the Washington Redskins. Norm and the Dolphins would also repeat as victors the following season in Super Bowl VIII against the Minnesota Vikings.