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FORMER FOOTBALL PRO IS 48 TODAY

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Emmitt James Smith III

Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith retired with an NFL record 18,355
rushing yards. He was selected to eight Pro Bowls, led the NFL in rushing four
seasons, and won three Super Bowl Championships. After retirement, he won
the third season of Dancing with the Stars with Cheryl Burke. He rushed for
over 100 yards in 45 of the 49 games that he started in for his high school
football team. Emmitt Smith spent his last two NFL seasons with the Arizona
Cardinals and he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.

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             New England Patriots                             Atlanta Falcons
 

The first AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional American
football
, known retroactively as Super Bowl I was played on January 15,
1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California.

The National Football League champion Green Bay Packers defeated
the American Football League champion Kansas City Chiefs by the
score of 35–10.

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today in history

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SANDY KOZEL

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.)
(January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)

At age 25, King became the pastor at Dexter Avenue
Baptist Church in Alabama. He received the Nobel
Peace Prize in 1964.

 

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr (above) was named the
Most Valuable Player of the first Super Bowl.

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FORMER NFL STAR IS 83 TODAY

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Bryan Bartlett "Bart" Starr was born in Montgomery, AL.

The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was selected to
four Pro Bowl teams and was named 1966 NFL MVP. He won
five NFL Championships and two Super Bowls with the Packers,
being named MVP of Super Bowls I and II. Bart Starr compiled
24,718 passing yards and 152 touchdowns during his career.

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