18 results for month: 10/2016
NFL Alumni Update – October 27, 2016
Harold Jackson to Enter the Black College Football Hall of Fame
Congratulations to Seahawks Legend Harold Jackson, who is one of six inductees of the Black College Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2017. Jackson was a wide receiver for the Seahawks in 1983, scoring one touchdown and playing in 15 games. As a wide receiver at Jackson State University (1965-1967), Jackson was a two-time First Team All-SWAC, and he led the SWAC in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns in two different seasons. He was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 12th round of the 1968 NFL Draft, and he spent 16 seasons in the NFL with five different teams (Rams, Eagles, Patriots, Vikings and Seah...
Sidney Rice Inducted into the South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame
Congratulations to Seahawks Legends wide receiver Sidney Rice, who was inducted into the South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame on October 20, 2016. As a redshirt freshman at South Carolina in 2005, Rice had 70 catches for 1,143 yards (14th all time in SEC history) and 13 touchdowns, a single season receiving record for the Gamecocks. He was also a first-team All-SEC receiver and earned Freshman All-America honors that same year. In 2006 Rice caught 72 passes for 1,090 yards and 10 touchdowns, including five touchdowns against Florida Atlantic, breaking a school record and tying an SEC record for most receiving touchdowns in a single game. ...
NFL Alumni Update – October 20, 2016
NFL Alumni Shop – Breast Cancer Awareness Month
NFL Alumni Update – October 13, 2016
A Visit with Autry Beamon
As a defensive back for the Seahawks for three seasons (1977-1979), Autry made an immediate impact in his first game when he blocked a punt and ran it in for a touchdown against the Baltimore Colts. After his first two NFL seasons with the Minnesota Vikings (1976-1976), Beamon followed Jack Patera to Seattle, where he totaled 11 interceptions during his stay. He went on to play for the Cleveland Browns in 1980-1981, and then retired from the NFL. Autry now lives in Minneapolis and works in the cement industry. He was in Seattle on Sept. 10 & 11, 2016, for the "Patera Era Weekend."
A Visit with David Sims
David was a running back for the Seahawks in the 1977-1979 seasons, and he led the NFL in touchdowns with 15 in 1978. Sims racked up 19 rushing touchdowns with the Seahawks (5 in 1977, 14 in 1978), 4 receiving touchdowns (3 in 1977, 1 in 1978), and he also threw a touchdown pass to Steve Largent in a 1978 game against the Denver Broncos. He suffered a career-ending injury three games into the 1979 season, having played in 29 games and rushing for 1,174 yards (752 in the 1978 season). He was in Seattle on Sept. 10 & 11, 2016, for the "Patera Era Weekend," along with a number of his former teammates.
A Visit with Cornell Webster
Cornell was a cornerback for the Seahawks in the 1977-1980 seasons. Nicknamed "The One and Only CW," he scored his only career touchdown on a fumble recovery in 1979 in a game against the Houston Oilers at the Kingdome. He now resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and works in the mental health field.