44) Jack Youngblood

I heard via email in late-January from arguably the greatest defensive player the Rams had in the 70s, Jack Youngblood, who played in seven Pro Bowls, leading the Rams in sacks in six of those years. The year the Rams played in the big game in 1979, Youngblood played every defensive down in that big game with a broken fibula all cast up. There was also a playoff game against the Cardinals in 1975 where Youngblood made a sack, forced a fumble, ran an interception for a touchdown, and blocked a kick.

I feel God has blessed me with health and prosperity since my cancer recovery, Mr. Youngblood, and I thank you so much for taking the time to respond!!!


Published by gratitudetogreats

I am a stage 2 squamous cell cancer survivor who did a project to not just celebrate my victory, but celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NFL and the many greats who built that great institution called Gratitude to Greats. This is where I chronicle my responses from where I sent NFL greats my letters and emails...

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