New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

Tag Archives: Tampa Bay

Keyshawn Johnson

Keyshawn Johnson (Pro football.  Born, Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1972.)  After 216 pass receptions in his first three seasons, Keyshawn Johnson established himself as one of the premier receivers in the N.F.L.  His receptions were good for 2,938 yards (13.6 per catch) and 23 touchdowns.  Following an all-America career at Southern California, Johnson was […]

Doug Graber

Doug Graber (College football.  Born, Detroit, MI, Sept. 26, 1944.)  A football coach at high school, college, and pro levels, Douglas Graber was head coach at Rutgers for six seasons (1990-95).  Graber came to Rutgers after seven seasons as an N.F.L. assistant with Kansas City (1983-86) and Tampa Bay (1987-89).  His recruits included back-to-back Big […]

Herman Edwards

Herman Edwards (Football.  Born, Fort Monmouth, NJ, Apr. 27, 1954.)  On Jan. 18, 2001, Herman Edwards was named the 13th full-time head coach of the Jets after eight seasons as an N.F.L. assistant.  He became the first coach in club history to bring the team to the playoffs in his first season at the helm, […]

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