College Football Hall of Famer, Ex-Patriot Shelby Jordan dead at 70

The New England Patriots on Friday introduced the dying of former offensive lineman Shelby Jordan.

The one-time Tremendous Bowl champion died Sept. 9 on the age of 70.

Shelby Jordan played with the New England Patriots for the bulk of his career.
Shelby Jordan, left, performed with the New England Patriots for the majority of his profession.
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Jordan performed 11 seasons within the NFL — seven with New England, and 4 with the then-Los Angeles Raiders.

He was chosen by the Houston Oilers within the seventh spherical of the 1973 NFL Draft, however might by no means agree on a contract with them.

Jordan signed with the Pats as a free agent the next 12 months.

Jordan made a reputation for himself as a linebacker for Washington College in St. Louis.

He led the Huskies in tackles for 3 straight seasons and was inducted into the Faculty Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2013.

Jordan started in 87 of the 95 games he played with the Patriots and gained Tremendous Bowl XVIII with the Raiders in 1984 in opposition to the Washington Commanders.

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