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John Harold Lambert (July 8, 1952, Mantua, Ohio), considered to be one of the greatest NFL linebackers in history, played football with Kent State, winning two-year All-Mid American Conference linebacker honors. He was selected as a second round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1974. He played with the Steelers for 11 years, their starting lineback for all eleven years. He was the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1974. In a nine year span, he was named to nine straight Pro Bowls and was NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1976. He played in four Super Bowls. July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... 1952 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Mantua is a village located in Portage County, Ohio. ... Kent State University (KSU) is an institution of higher learning located in Kent, Ohio, which is 1 hour south-east from Cleveland. ... Conference AFC Division North Founded 1933 Home Field Heinz Field City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Colors Black and gold Head Coach Bill Cowher All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 508-498-21 The Pittsburgh Steelers are a National Football League team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues All-Star game. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League, the pinnacle of American football. ...


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Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame (342 words)
Jack Lambert was a two-year All-Mid America Conference linebacker at Kent State and a second-round draft selection of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1974.
Lambert was the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1974.
Lambert missed only six games because of injuries his first 10 years in the NFL but, in 1984, he suffered a severe toe injury, which limited his playing time to just eight games.
TSN Presents - Football's 100 Greatest Players (375 words)
Jack the Ripper was taller (6-4) and lighter (220) than most middle linebackers of his era, but his Butkus-like intensity was front and center before every snap.
But what set Lambert apart from other middle linebackers was his ability to smother backs and tight ends in passing situations, a talent that produced 28 career interceptions.
Lambert might have played with a demonic fervor, but behind that facade was a soft-spoken, sensitive, intelligent leader who served as defensive captain from 1977 until his 1984 retirement.
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