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Larry Grantham

Larry Grantham (Pro football.  Born, Crystal Springs, MS, Sept. 16, 1938.)  A quick and hard-hitting linebacker, James Larry Grantham was a defensive force for the Titans and Jets for 13 seasons (1960-72).  A star at Ole Miss, Grantham played in three bowl games for Mississippi and was sold on signing with the Titans by coach […]

Howard Glenn

Howard Glenn (Pro football.  Born, Vancouver, WA, 1935; died, Houston, TX, Oct. 9, 1960.)  A left linebacker behind Larry Grantham for the Titans, Howard Glenn was the only player ever killed during an A.F.L. game.  Glenn died of a broken neck suffered during the first half of the Titans’ 27-21 loss to the Oilers at Jeppeson […]

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