Marion Rushing

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Birthday
3, 1936
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 26, 2013 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1936
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 26, 2013 (76)

About

Linebacker who played professionally from 1959-1968, for the NFL's Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Falcons, and for the AFL's Houston Oilers.

Before Fame

He attended Southern Illinois University, where he starred on the football, basketball, wrestling, and track teams.

Trivia

He was part of the Atlanta Falcons inaugural team in 1966.

Family Life

He was born, and died, in Pinckneyville, Illinois.

Associated With

He is one of Southern Illinois' most notable football players, along with actor Richard Roundtree.

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