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Overview

Al Toon

Date of birth
Apr 30, 1963

Ht: 6'4" Wt: 205 lbs.

Birthplace
Newport News, VA

Hometown
Newport News, VA

College
University of Wisconsin, Madison

High school
Menchville

Summary
Albert Lee Toon, Jr. (born April 30, 1963 in Newport News, Virginia), is a former professional American football player. He was selected by the New York Jets in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft. A three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver who played his entire NFL career with the Jets from 1985 to 1992, Toon retired at the age of 29 in 1992 as a result of suffering at least nine...
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Playing career
New York JetsWide Receiver
Was a three-time Pro Bowl selection (1986-88), Jets MVP (1986-88) and led the NFL with 93 receptions in 1988. He was also named a First-Team All-Pro in 1986. ... View more

Wisconsin FootballWide Receiver
All-Big Ten '83, '84...team MVP '83, '84...131 receptions, 2103 yards, 19 TD (ESPN during OSU-WISC game, 2010)

Was an All-American in the indoor and outdoor triple-jump as well as being a three-time Big Ten triple jump champion.

Trivia
  • Was drafted in the 1st round (10th overall) by the New York Jets in the 1985 NFL Draft.
  • Was also selected by the Jacksonville Bulls in the 1985 USFL Territorial Draft.
  • Inducted into the University of Wisconsin Sports Hall of Fame in 1995.

Where are they now?
  • Co-owner of Olson Toon Landscaping in Wisconsin. Nov 21, 2011

Family members on Fanbase
Kirby Toon (daughter), Molly Toon (daughter), Nick Toon (son)

Recent activity

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Updated personal notes for Molly Toon
Edited the personal notes for Molly Toon.
by rockinfish Aug 31, 2012
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Updated personal notes for Kirby Toon
Edited the personal notes for Kirby Toon.
  • Added nicknames: "Kirbs"
  • Added Al Toon (father) to family members.
  • Added Nick Toon (brother) to family members.
by rockinfish Aug 30, 2012
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Top Five Games in New York Giants-New York Jets Rivalry: A Fan's View (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
According to a Yahoo! Sports report, the Christmas Eve clash between the New York Giants and New York Jets actually matters for a change. "For all the history of these teams - the Jets have Joe Namath and Super Bowl III while the Giants have Lawrence Taylor,...
Yahoo! Sports, Dec 21, 2011
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Ron Dayne, UW Band appearing at Wisconsin Football Kickoff Party
Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne will be among the Badger legends to appear at the Wisconsin Football Kickoff Party preceding Wisconsin's match-up with Michigan State in the inaugural Big Ten Championship game Saturday, Dec. 3 in Indianapolis.
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Nov 30, 2011
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Badgers earn spot in Big Ten title game (AP)
Montee Ball scored four more touchdowns in his pursuit of an NCAA record, powering No. 15 Wisconsin to a 45-7 rout of No. 20 Penn State and a spot in next week's Big Ten championship game. Ball has scored 34 touchdowns this season for the Badgers (10-2, 6-2...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 26, 2011
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The race is on: Badgers roll into Indy with drubbing of Penn State
Montee Ball scored four more touchdowns in his pursuit of an NCAA record, powering No. 15 Wisconsin to a 45-7 rout of No. 20 Penn State and a spot in next week's Big Ten championship game.
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Nov 26, 2011
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Penn State Out of Big-10 Title Picture after 45-7 Loss
No. 25 Penn State jumped out to a 7-0 lead, but were unable to stop Montee Ball, who scored four more touchdowns in his pursuit of an NCAA record, powering No. 15 Wisconsin to a 45-7 rout of No. 20 Penn State.
Pennsylvania State University Athletics Department, Nov 27, 2011
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Postgame Notes: Wisconsin vs. Penn State
Postgame NotesWisconsin vs. Penn StateNov. 26, 2011Camp Randall Stadium - Madison, Wis.
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Nov 26, 2011
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Bielema previews season finale with Penn State
Wisconsin football head coach Bret Bielema looked back on the Badgers' come-from-behind win over Illinois and previewed the Leaders Division title game with Penn State this Saturday.
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Nov 22, 2011
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by rockinfish Nov 21, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Al Toon
Edited the personal notes for Al Toon.
  • Added where are they now: "Co-owner of Olson Toon Landscaping in Wisconsin."
by rockinfish Nov 21, 2011
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Postgame Notes: Wisconsin vs. Michigan State
Notes from Wisconsin's 37-31 loss at Michigan State
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Oct 23, 2011
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QB Wilson has TD catch in Wisconsin rout (AP)
Quarterback Russell Wilson added a new chapter to his brief-but-growing legend, making a touchdown catch on a trick play as No. 4 Wisconsin routed Indiana 59-7 on Saturday. Wilson, who is being touted as a Heisman Trophy candidate by Wisconsin (6-0, 2-0 Big...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 15, 2011
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Wisconsin WR Toon out with foot injury (AP)
Wide receiver Nick Toon has a left foot injury and is not expected to play in No. 4 Wisconsin's game against Indiana on Saturday. It's the same foot Toon had surgery on in the offseason, but the most recent injury is not expected to keep him out for an...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 15, 2011
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by thesemers Oct 05, 2011
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Postgame Notes: Wisconsin vs. Nebraska
Postgame notes from Wisconsin's 48-17 win over Nebraska at Camp Randall Stadium
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Oct 02, 2011
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Badgers ace final prep for Big Ten test
Nick Toon had a career-high 155 yards receiving and two touchdowns, helping No. 6 Wisconsin rout South Dakota 59-10 at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday.
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Sep 24, 2011
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Wisconsin football celebrates the Legacy Reunion this weekend
Nearly 300 former Wisconsin football players will descend on Madison this weekend to take part in the Badger Football Legacy Reunion, hosted by the National W Club.
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Sep 09, 2011
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by rockinfish May 25, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Al Toon
Edited the personal notes for Al Toon.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the University of Wisconsin Sports Hall of Fame in 1995."
by thesemers Mar 20, 2011
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