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Don Maynard

Don Maynard (Pro football. Born, Crosbyton, TX, Jan. 25, 1936.) Although he played parts of seasons with three other teams, Don Maynard will always be identified with the New York Jets, with whom he became one of the great pass receivers in the history of football. When he retired after the 1973 season, he was […]

Art Powell

Art Powell (Pro football.  Born, Dallas, TX, Feb. 25, 1937.)  A lanky 6’2” receiver from San Jose (Calif.) State, Arthur L. Powell played in Canada (with Toronto) and, briefly, Philadelphia before joining flanker Don Maynard as the pass-catching tandem of the A.F.L. New York Titans in 1960.  As a split end, Powell caught 204 passes […]

Al Dorow

Al Dorow (Pro football.  Born, Imlay City, MI, Nov. 15, 1929; died, Okemos, MI, Dec. 7, 2009.)  Although portrayed in later years as little more than a joke, the original Titans were a competitive team in the early days of the A.F.L. and Albert Richard Dorow helped make them competitive.  In 28 games during the […]

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