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us: Rice, Jerry


  • [Individual was a College Football Hall of Fame inductee.]
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    • Birth Date

        19621013
    • Birth Place

        Crawford (Miss.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Mississippi Valley State College
        • Organization: (naf) San Francisco 49ers (Football team)
        • Organization: (naf) Oakland Raiders (Football team)
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Football players
    • Sources

      • found: Dickey, G. Sports great Jerry Rice, c1993: CIP t.p. (Jerry Rice) galley (b. Mississippi; wide receiver with San Francisco 49ers)
      • found: Jerry Rice, 1996: book p. 61 (b. 1962 in Crawford, Miss.)
      • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 25, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Rice, Jerry; football player; born 13 October 1962 in Crawford, Mississippi, United States; entered Mississippi Valley State (MVS), a small Division I-AA college in Itta Benna, Mississippi (1981); finished ninth in the race for the Heisman Trophy (1984); selected as the sixteenth overall pick in the first round of the 1985 NFL draft; played with the San Francisco 49ers (1985-2000); won the Super Bowl (1989 and 1994); signed with the Oakland Raiders (2000) and retired (2005); held nine Super Bowl records and was named to the NFL's Seventy-fifth Anniversary All-Time Team, and to both the 1980s and 1990s NFL All-Decade Teams; inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (2006); his alma mater (MVS) renamed its football stadium in his honor (2000); inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio (2010))
    • General Notes

      • [Individual was a College Football Hall of Fame inductee.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1993-01-08: new
      • 2015-06-08: revised
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