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Overview

Rusty Tillman

Date of birth
Feb 27, 1946

Ht: 6'2" Wt: 230 lbs.

Birthplace
Beloit, WI

Hometown
Avondale, AZ

College
Northern Arizona University

High school
Agua Fria

Summary
Russell Arthur Tillman (born February 27, 1946 in Beloit, Wisconsin) is a former American football player who played linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins from 1970 to 1977. Tillman was nicknamed “The King” for his special teams mastery. He played seven different special teams positions and served as special teams captain from 1974 to 1977. He was a member...
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Awards

NFC Champion
Washington Redskins
1972

Coaching career
Minnesota VikingsSpecial Teams Coach

Indianapolis ColtsDefensive Coordinator

Oakland RaidersSpecial Teams Coach

Tampa Bay BuccaneersDefensive Coordinator

Seattle SeahawksDefensive Coordinator, Special Teams Coach, Linebackers Coach, Tight Ends Coach

Playing career
Arizona FootballLinebacker, Defensive End

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Updated athletic career information for Rusty Tillman
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1965 Arizona Wildcats Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 86.
  • Set role to Defensive End.
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Updated athletic career information for Rusty Tillman
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1998 Indianapolis Colts team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 2003 Minnesota Vikings team roster.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 2004 Minnesota Vikings team roster.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 2005 Minnesota Vikings team roster.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1997 Oakland Raiders team roster.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
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by maddog48 Jun 02, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Rusty Tillman
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1979 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1980 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1981 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1982 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1983 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1984 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1985 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
  • Set role to Tight Ends Coach.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1986 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
  • Set role to Tight Ends Coach.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1987 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1988 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1989 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
  • Set role to Linebackers Coach.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1990 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1991 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
  • Set role to Linebackers Coach.
  • Set role to Special Teams Coach.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1992 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1993 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1994 Seattle Seahawks team roster.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1966 Arizona Wildcats Football team roster.
  • Set role to Linebacker.
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1967 Arizona Wildcats Football team roster.
  • Set role to Linebacker.
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by maddog48 Jun 02, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Rusty Tillman
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Updated athletic career information for Rusty Tillman
Added Rusty Tillman to the 1995 Tampa Bay Buccaneers team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
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