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“Wizard of Oz”
"I don’t like dropping anything. I haven’t played this game as long as I have, as well as I have, dropping footballs…I guess I’m a perfectionist.”
(Alabama)...6'2'', 232...Ozzie Newsome, Jr. . .Browns’ first round draft pick, 1978. . . Nicknamed “Wizard of Oz”. . .Became instant team leader. . . Retired as all-time leading tight end receiver, fourth among all receivers. . . Career stats: 662 receptions 7,980 yards, 47 TDs. . .Recorded career-best 89 catches in 1983, repeated feat in 1984. . .Caught pass in 150 consecutive games. . .All-Pro, 1979, 1984. . .Named to three Pro Bowls. . .Born March 16, 1956, in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
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