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Happy Birthday, Sam Huff!

Posted by Stephen Czarda on October 4, 2014 – 10:48 am

Pro Football Hall of Famer and Washington Redskins legend Sam Huff is celebrating his 80th birthday today!

Huff spent the last five seasons of his illustrious career with the Redskins, and appeared in the Pro Bowl following the 1964 season.

Huff was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982.

Here’s more on Huff via his 80 Greatest Redskins bio:

Full name is Robert L. “Sam” Huff… Drafted in the third round by the New York Giants in 1956 out of West Virginia… Finished Hall of Fame career with 30 interceptions… Playing motto was “never forgive and never forget.”

In addition to his induction into Hall of Fame, most memorable moment was defeating former Giants team in 1966 when the Redskins erupted for 72 points and crushed New York, 72-41… Redskins have always meant “home.”

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