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Is this a serious question? Duh!!
My pick is personal and sentimental.
When my family moved to Athens in '73 I decided to play compeitive football for the first time in my life, just to get involved in something and meet people. I was 145 lbs. and became my B-team's 4th-string center. One day a strapping 8th grader joined the team and i soon had to try to move him in a blocking drill as he held a dummy. I knew I couldn't do it without help, but when the whistle blew and I churned my legs I started moving forward. I looked up and the kid was smiling at me as he walked backwards so as not to embarass me.
Years later when the guy was a standout for the Dawgs I saw him as I crossed Sanford Bridge. Somehow he recognized me and said hi.
The guy became an All-American DE for the Dawgs and was a huge force in the NC game aginst ND, which tried throughout the game to run away from him.
He was #87 - Jimmy Payne.
Jimmy's attempt at an NFL career ended quickly with an injury, and unfortunately he passed away at too early an age.
He will always be a DGD, and I'll never forget him.
David Greene man. Loved watching him when I was growing up. Such a DGD.
Seldom Seen Dawg
HW first then It'd be amoung Fran Tarkenton,Larry Rakestraw, Preston Ridlehuber, Pollack and others
Thomas Davis. Crushed people and jacked up the whole defense.
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