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"I just don’t like to get tackled. When that defensive man tackles me, it means he’s beaten me…It’s me against him. I won’t give in; I hate to get beat.”
(Northwestern Louisiana)...6'4'', 235...Jackie Larue Smith. . .10th-round draft pick, 1963. . . Talented receiver, punishing blocker, fierce competitor, excellent runner. . . Played in five Pro Bowls, 1967-1971. . . All-NFL, 1967, 1969. . .Had 40 or more catches seven seasons. . . Played in 210 games. . . Leading tight end receiver at retirement with 480 receptions, 7,918 yards, 40 TDs. . . Played in Super Bowl XIII with Cowboys. . .Born February 23, 1940, in Columbia, Mississippi.
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Posted on 27 Apr
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