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Penn State has had 23 linebackers selected in the first three rounds of NFL drafts – four in the first, nine in the second and 10 in the third. Nine of those linebackers became Pro Bowlers and two, Jack Ham and Dave Robinson, became Hall of Famers.

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Hall-of-Fame linebacker Dave Robinson has his own theories on why the 1967 Ice Bowl was played, and it has to do with where former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle was that weekend.

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HOF LB Dave Robinson recalls some secrets of the “Ice Bowl” game and Kevin Mawae reveals how 13 backs ran behind him for 1,000 yards each.

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There needs to be a bust in Canton for a textbook linebacker who was always in the right place at the right time — a player who could beat you mentally as well as physically.

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By Rick Gosselin Talk of Fame Network Jack Butler is the only player in NFL history to average at least one defensive takeaway every two games. Butler played defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers for nine seasons in the 1950s, intercepting 52 passes and recovering 10 fumbles in 103 career games. He was named to …

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