Jack Youngblood

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Date of Birth January 26, 1950
Place of Birth Jacksonville, Florida
Age 70 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Jack Youngblood

Herbert Jackson Youngblood III is an American former professional football player who was a defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League for fourteen seasons during the 1970s and 1980s. He was a five-time consensus All-Pro and a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Before playing professionally, Youngblood played college football for the University of Florida, and was recognized as an All-American. He is considered among the best players Florida ever produced—a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and one of only six Florida Gators to be named to the Gator Football Ring of Honor. After retiring as a player in 1985, Youngblood worked in the Rams' front office until 1991. He also worked in the front office of the Sacramento Surge of the World League from 1992 to 1993, and the administration of the Canadian Football League's Sacramento Gold Miners from 1993 to 1994.

Position: Defensive end
Date of birth: January 26, 1950
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida
High school: Monticello (FL) Jefferson Co.
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 1/ Pick: 20
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About Jack Youngblood

Hall of Fame NFL defensive end who played 14 seasons with the Los Angeles Rams.

Before Fame

He was an offensive lineman and linebacker at Monticello-Jefferson County High School, where he was All-State after recording 70 tackles.

Achievement

He played the entire 1979 playoffs for the Rams with a broken fibula.

Family Life

His parents, Herbert J. and Kay Youngblood, also had two daughters, Paula and Lynn.

Associations

He appeared in two made-for-television films in the 1980s; both were directed by The Exorcist director, William Friedkin.

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