Ozzie Newsome

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Overview

Ozzie Newsome

Date of birth
Mar 16, 1956

Ht: 6'2"Wt: 232 lbs.

Birthplace
Muscle Shoals, AL

Hometown
Leighton, AL

College
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

High school
Colbert County

Summary
Ozzie Newsome Jr. (born March 16, 1956 in Muscle Shoals, Alabama) is a former American football tight end for the Cleveland Browns, an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the current general manager of the Baltimore Ravens...
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Staff career
Playing career
3 x Pro Bowl selection (1981, 1984, 1985) --- 7 x All-Pro selection (1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985)

1977 All-American --- 1976 & 1977 All-SEC

Trivia
  • Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994
  • Named to the 50th Anniversary All-SEC Team in 1982
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Nicknames
Wizard of Oz

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OFFENSIVE TEAM: on sculpture, left to right: Walt Downing (72), center, Mich.; Frank Myers (60), lineman, Texas A & M; James Taylor (76), lineman, Mo.; Earl Campbell (20), fullback, Texas; Ken MacAfee (81), tight end, ND; Dan Irons (60), lineman, Texas...
by thesemers Feb 06, 2011
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by rockinfish Jul 22, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Ozzie Newsome
Edited the career summary for Ozzie Newsome.
  • Added player career summary for Cleveland Browns:
    "3 x Pro Bowl selection (1981, 1984, 1985) --- 7 x All-Pro selection (1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985)"
  • Changed player career summary for Alabama Crimson Tide Football
    from:
    "1977 All-American 1976 & 1977 All-SEC"
    to:
    "1977 All-American --- 1976 & 1977 All-SEC"
by rockinfish Jul 22, 2012
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by GoDevils95 Jun 22, 2012
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by GoDevils95 Jun 04, 2012
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Oct 8, 1977 - Alabama Crimson Tide reciver Ozzie Newsome (82) in action against the Southern California Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
by GoDevils95 Mar 12, 2012
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Not sure who everyone is. Any help on the players I don't know would be greatly appreciatted.
by thesemers Jan 30, 2012
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Ravens owner backs quarterback Flacco (The Canadian Press)
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti enthusiastically supports Joe Flacco as his quarterback, has every intention of retaining unrestricted free agent running back Ray Rice and believes the window of opportunity for his team to reach the...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 01, 2012
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Ravens owner backs Flacco, vows Rice to stay
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti emphatically backs the play of quarterback Joe Flacco and guarantees running back Ray Rice will be on the roster next season.
ESPN, Feb 01, 2012
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Ravens owner backs Flacco, still eyes Super Bowl (AP)
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti emphatically backs the play of quarterback Joe Flacco and guarantees running back Ray Rice will be on the roster next season. Rice is an unrestricted free agent and Flacco's contract expires after the 2012 season. But...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 01, 2012
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Pasquarelli Tip Sheet: Is NFL hiring color blind? (Yahoo! Sports)
By Len Pasquarelli The Sports Xchange One of the more compelling bits of Super Bowl XLVI trivia, courtesy of John Wooten, is that the game marks the sixth consecutive year in which at least one of the teams in the championship matchup will include either a...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 27, 2012
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Cleveland Browns Ozzie Newsome catches a ten yard pass from Brian Sipe against the San Diego Chargers on December 5, 1982 in Cleveland, Ohio.
by GoDevils95 Nov 18, 2011
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by thesemers Oct 09, 2011
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Recapping the Ravens' Season (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Baltimore Ravens set the tone for their season by thrashing their division rival Pittsburgh Steelers 35-7 in the opening game. The Ravens were a complete team. They had a top-tier defense, a strong running game and a talented group of receivers.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 25, 2012
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Lewis, Reed star on built-to-last Ravens defense (PA SportsTicker)
By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 19, 2012
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Someone tattled to the Ravens about Joe Flacco riding a skateboard (Yahoo! Sports)
It's a story straight out of suburbia: A nosy neighbor sees someone riding around on a skateboard and makes a call to an authority figure in an attempt to stop such rebellious behavior. The one key difference in the following … Continue reading →
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 19, 2012
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The Jets, the Colts, and More Jets: Judy Battista Answers Readers' Questions
Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
The New York Times, Jan 06, 2012
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Ravens' Eric DeCosta won't seek GM jobs elsewhere (The Canadian Press)
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Baltimore Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta decided to stay with the team and not pursue general manager jobs elsewhere.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 06, 2012
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