47) Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt was the first middle linebacker who became a major star in NFL history.

Joe Schmidt is one of the greatest middle linebackers in NFL history, as well as one of the earliest stars at that position. Schmidt helped the Lions win two NFL Championships, starred in ten consecutive Pro Bowls, as well as ten consecutive First-Team All-Pro honors, and was named to the NFL’s 50th and 100th Anniversary Teams.

Thank you so much for the kudos, Mr. Schmidt!


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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