In his final game for the Tide, Jordan recorded 31 tackles in a 17–0 victory over Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl, attended by President Kennedy.
He was selected eighth overall by the Oakland Raiders in 2010 NFL Draft. * Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team All-Pro. His leadership was there and he demanded a lot out of the people around him as he did of himself.". He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame (1994), the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1994) and the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. Send check to: Wood Publishing & Marketing, LLC. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. Playing in front of a crowd that included Pres.
Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Do you have a blog? The Alabama Crimson Tide football program represents the University of Alabama in the sport of American football. After his retirement he stayed with the Cowboys as an assistant coach for 22 years. He was named to the Pro Bowl five times and All-Pro twice.
PO Box 382434. Lee Roy Jordan Lumber is invested […] About: Lee Roy Jordan Lumber Company Phone Number: (214) 357-7317 Fax Number: (214) 351-6076 Toll Free: (800) 442-3396 [email protected] 11529 Emerald St Dallas, TX 75229. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. He remains tied for second in club history with 18 career fumble recoveries. Despite a strong 6–2 start, they finished out the season by losing four of their final five games. Birmingham, AL 35238 ($39.11 per book) Lee Roy Jordan (born April 27, 1941) is famous for being football player. So it is fitting Jordan, who played middle linebacker during his 14-year career with the Cowboys at just 6-1, 215 pounds, still ranks as the franchise's all-time leading tackler. He also holds the third and fourth highest totals of solo tackles in a single season with 100 in 1975 and 97 in 1968. In the Bluebonnet Bowl, versus the Texas Longhorns, he was named the game's MVP in a 3–3 tie. The 1960 Alabama Crimson Tide football team represented the University of Alabama in the 1960 NCAA University Division football season.
In 1996, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. PFR HOF Monitor: 61.73 (18th among ILB, average HOF ILB is 114.28), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Thursday, November 5, 6:45AM. Jordan was selected sixth overall in the 1963 NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys, and was the fourteenth overall pick in the AFL draft, taken by the Boston Patriots.
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 He played college football for the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa under head coach Paul "Bear" Bryant. More than 25 years after his retirement, Jordan still ranks second in Cowboys' history in career solo tackles with 743, second in career assisted tackles with 493, second in combined total tackles with 1,236 and first with 154 consecutive starts. , Jordan currently heads the Lee Roy Jordan Lumber Company, headquartered in Dallas. Head coach Tom Landry said of Jordan, "He was a great competitor. Part of the 1962–63 bowl game season, it matched the fifth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide of the Southeastern Conference and the #8 Oklahoma Sooners of the Big Eight Conference.
Since beginning play in 1892, the program claims 17 national championships, including 12 wire-service national titles in the poll-era, and five other titles before the poll-era.
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The team was led by head coach Wallace Wade, in his eighth year, and played their home games at Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, at Legion Field in Birmingham, and at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. Randall Lee White is an American former professional football player who was a defensive tackle. With President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in attendance, Alabama shut out the Sooners 17–0. He remains tied for second in club history with 16 career fumble recoveries. The 1964 Sugar Bowl was the thirtieth edition of the college football bowl game, played at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Wednesday, January 1. The team was led by head coach Bear Bryant, in his fifth year, and played their home games at Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama. Boston Patriots in the 2nd round (14th overall) of the 1963 AFL Draft. Lee Roy Jordan Lumber Company is committed to providing customers with great service, quality products and competitive pricing. . The 1961 team went undefeated and was the consensus National Champion. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. After attending the University of Alabama, playing under head coach Paul Bear Bryant, he played 14 years in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys from 1963–1976.
In his 14 seasons, Jordan became a two-time All-Pro and five-time Pro Bowler while playing in three Super Bowls and five NFC Championship games.
Focused on providing all lumber needs to contractors and builders. He led a defense in 1961 and 1962 that allowed a total of just 25 and 39 points, respectively. Jordan's best performance as a collegian came in the 1963 Orange Bowl, his last game.   , Jordan was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1980 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983. Soon they were leading Alabama to the top. We present them here for purely educational purposes. He was not big for a middle linebacker, but because of his competitiveness, he was able to play the game and play it well.
In 1971, he had a team-record 21 tackles against Philadelphia Eagles on September 26. Draft: Dallas Cowboys in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft., Send check to: Wood Publishing & Marketing, LLC.
He played college football at Alabama, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American and won the 2010 BCS National Championship. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. Data Provided By The 1963 Alabama Crimson Tide football team represented the University of Alabama in the 1963 NCAA University Division football season. (College Stats), Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 90 (309th overall since 1960). All rights reserved. The team was led by head coach Bear Bryant, in his third year, and played their home games at Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
 He was the first member inducted by Jerry Jones.