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The most productive linebacker in franchise history with the most games (206), most sacks (62.5) and most interceptions (16), he led the Bengals defense to Super Bowl XVI with a team-high 11 sacks and second most tackles with 106. Seven years later in Super Bowl XXIII he had a team-high 10 tackles and a sack. As powerful as he was on the field, he was a force of nature off it. In a span of two years he won the Byron "Whizzer" White Award for Humanitarian Service (1985), NFL Man of the Year (1986) and Sports Illustrated's Co-Sportsmen of the Year (1987). A College Football Hall of Fame inductee and one of the great players in Ivy League history, he received an honorary Doctor of Laws from Dartmouth in 1990. While helping the Bengals to that second Super Bowl, he was appointed to Cincinnati City Council and was elected for a term in his own right the next year before retiring from the Bengals after 14 seasons. He became general manager of the WLAF's New York/New Jersey Knights before overseeing the birth and development of Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex.

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