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Encyclopedia > Tony Hill (American football)

Leroy Anthony Hill, Jr. (Born in 1956) is a former professional American Football Wide Receiver who played 10 seasons in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys(1977-1986). Before his NFL career, he played for Stanford University. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys Team colors Royal Blue, Navy Blue, Silver-Green, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Parcells Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones Mascot Rowdy [1] Local radio Flagship stations: THE TICKET (1310 AM) Announcers: Charlie Waters, Kristi Scales, and Brad... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco in an [1] of Santa Clara County. ...

As a rookie, Hill won a championship ring with the Cowboys when they defeated the Denver Broncos 27-10 in Super Bowl XII. The following season, Hill became a starter and made the pro bowl, catching 46 passes for 823 yards and 6 touchdowns and assisting the team to their second consecutive championship appearence. In Dallas' 35-31 Super Bowl XIII loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Hill caught 2 passes for 49 yards and a touchdown. City Denver, Colorado Other nicknames None Team colors Broncos Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Mike Shanahan Owner Pat Bowlen General manager Ted Sundquist Fight song None Mascot Miles Local radio Flagship stations: KOA (850 AM)-English and KBNO (1280 AM)-Spanish Announcers: David Diaz-Infante and Dave Logan... Date January 15, 1978 Stadium Louisiana Superdome City New Orleans, Louisiana MVP Randy White, Defensive tackle; and Harvey Martin, Defensive end Favorite Cowboys by 5 1/2 National Anthem Phyllis Kelly of Northeast Louisiana State University Coin toss Red Grange Halftime show From Paris to the Paris of America with... Tackle during 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii A top cheerleader from each team takes part in the 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... Date January 21, 1979 Stadium Miami Orange Bowl City Miami, Florida MVP Terry Bradshaw, Quarterback Favorite Steelers by 3 1/2 National anthem The Colgate Thirteen Coin toss George Halas Referee Pat Haggerty Halftime show Bob Jani Productions present Carnival Salute to Caribbean with various Caribbean bands Attendance 79,484... City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher Owner Dan Rooney General manager Kevin Colbert Local radio Flagship stations: WDVE (102. ...

Hill went on to make the pro bowl 2 more times in his career (1979 and 1985). He never played in a Super Bowl again, but played in 10 more postseason games. One of better performances in his career was in a 1982 divisional playoff game agains the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, when he caught 7 passes for 142 yards in the Cowboys' 30-17 win. City Tampa, Florida Other nicknames The Bucs Team colors Buccaneer Red, Pewter, Black, and Orange Head Coach Jon Gruden Owner Malcolm Glazer General manager Bruce Allen Mascot Captain Fear Local radio Flagship stations: WDAE (620 AM), WFUS (103. ...

Hill finished his 10 NFL seasons with 479 receptions for 7,988 yards and 51 touchdowns in 142 games. He also rushed for 84 yards, returned 27 punts for 268 yards, and gained 96 yards on 4 kickoff returns.

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