1975 Pro Bowl

The 1975 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 25th annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1974 season. The game was played on Monday, January 20, 1975, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. The final score was NFC 17, AFC 10. James Harris of the Los Angeles Rams was named the game's Most Valuable Player.[1]

Attendance at the game was 26,484.[2] John Madden of the Oakland Raiders coached the AFC while the NFC was led by the Los Angeles Rams' Chuck Knox.[3] The referee for the game was Dick Jorgensen.[4] It was the first of five straight Pro Bowls played on ABC's Monday Night Football package.

1975 NFL Pro Bowl
Football signed by 1975 Pro Bowl team (1991.89)
A football signed by 1975 Pro Bowl players
AFC NFC
10 17
Head coach:
John Madden
(Oakland Raiders)
Head coach:
Chuck Knox
(Los Angeles Rams)
1234 Total
AFC 00100 10
NFC 03014 17
DateJanuary 20, 1975
StadiumOrange Bowl, Miami, Florida
MVPJames Harris (Los Angeles Rams)
RefereeDick Jorgensen
Attendance26,484
TV in the United States
NetworkABC
AnnouncersFrank Gifford, Howard Cosell & Alex Karras

References

  1. ^ "Harris passes lead NFC to Pro Bowl win". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. AP. January 21, 1975. p. 18. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2012. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  3. ^ "The 1975 Pro Bowl". Bolding Sports Research. Archived from the original on January 17, 2012. Retrieved January 17, 2012.
  4. ^ "1975 Pro Bowl game book" (PDF). NFL Game Statistics & Information. National Football League. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 30, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2012.

External links

1976 Pro Bowl

The 1976 Pro Bowl was the NFL's 26th annual all-star game which featured the outstanding performers from the 1975 season. The game was played on Monday, January 26, 1976, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana in front of a crowd of 32,108. The final score was NFC 23, AFC 20. It was also the first Pro Bowl game played indoors.

The game featured the best players in the National Football League as selected by the league's coaches. John Madden of the Oakland Raiders led the AFC team against an NFC team led by Los Angeles Rams head coach Chuck Knox.The AFC's Billy "White Shoes" Johnson was named the game's MVP on the strength of a 90-yard punt return touchdown and a second punt return of 55 yards that set up a field goal. The referee was Fred Silva.Players on the winning NFC team received $2,000 apiece while the AFC participants each took home $1,500.

Bellarmine College Preparatory

Bellarmine College Preparatory is a private, Jesuit, all-male preparatory school in the College Park neighborhood of San Jose, California. Founded in 1851, Bellarmine and its sister San Jose Catholic girls school, Notre Dame High School, are the oldest secondary schools in the state.Bellarmine is a Catholic school within the Diocese of San Jose and sponsored by the Society of Jesus.

Fred Carr

Freddie Alton Carr (August 19, 1946 – February 19, 2018) was an American football player who played linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1968 to 1977.Carr attended Phoenix Union High School where he competed in basketball, and representing P.U.H.S. as a discus thrower and in the shot put. Fred was in the top ten discus throwers in the US in his senior year. He played for Phoenix College before transferring to the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in 1965, where he was called "Probably the best overall linebacker in school history." Fred was inducted into the UTEP Athletics Hall of Fame, September 23, 2005, and would later also be elected to the Phoenix College (PCAA) Hall of Fame in their inaugural class of 2007.Carr was drafted in the first round of the 1968 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. Carr's professional career spanned 10 seasons, all with the Packers. He retired from pro football in 1977.Carr died on February 19, 2018, after suffering from dementia and prostate cancer, at the age of 71.

Fred Dryer

John Frederick Dryer (born July 6, 1946) is an American actor, radio host, and former American football defensive end in the National Football League (NFL).

He played for 13 years in the NFL, in 176 games starting in 1969, and recorded 104 career sacks with the New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams. He is the only NFL player to score two safeties in one game.

Following his retirement from football, Dryer had a successful career as a film and television actor, notably starring in the series Hunter. His height of 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) and physique are useful for his action roles.

Langston University

Langston University (LU), is a public university in Langston, Oklahoma. It is the only historically black college in the state. Though located in a rural setting 10 miles (16 km) east of Guthrie, Langston also serves an urban mission, with University Centers in both Tulsa (at the same campus as the OSU-Tulsa facility) and Oklahoma City, and a nursing program set to open in Ardmore. The university is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

List of University of Houston people

The list of University of Houston people includes notable alumni, former students, and faculty of the University of Houston. Class years usually indicate the year of a graduation unless an entry is denoted by an asterisk (*). In this case, the student did not graduate from the university, and the class year indicates the last known year a former student attended. In the case of alumni with multiple graduation years, the earliest graduation year is shown.

Tim Fox (American football)

Timothy Richard "Tim" Fox (born November 1, 1953) is a former American football safety who played for the New England Patriots, San Diego Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams from 1976 to 1986.Fox was born in Canton, Ohio, where he played football at Glenwood High School. He continued to play football while attending Ohio State University, and was a co-captain his senior year along with the only two time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin under the great coach Woody Hayes. He was selected in the 1st round (21st overall) in the 1976 NFL Draft by the Patriots. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1981. Fox remained in Foxboro, Massachusetts after he retired in 1987 for 12 years until 1999 when he decided to make Westwood, Massachusetts his new home. Tim currently resides in Hull, Massachusetts and has been there since 2007. Fox has been working for R.R. Donnelley & Sons since 1992 and is currently the Sales Director for the New England region. He has two daughters, Haley and Landin, and one son, Christopher.

In 2016, Fox described himself and his declining cognitive abilities, as "...a living, breathing petri dish for CTE research.”

All-Star Games
NFL Pro Bowls
AFC–NFC Pro Bowls
Draft Pro Bowls
NFL on ABC
Related programs
Related articles
Commentators
Lore televised by ABC
Music
NFL Championship
Super Bowl
Pro Bowl
AFL Championship
Results and standings

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.