Steve Largent Speaker
Hall Of Fame Wide Reciever for the Seattle Seahawks
- Football Celebrities, Hall of Famer Athletes, Top10 Christian
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- Oklahoma - OK
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Steve Largent Speaker Profile
Enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame , Steve Largent was born September 28, 1954 is a retired American football player, and a former U.S. Congressman, having served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Oklahoma from 1994 until 2002. He was defeated in his run for Governor of Oklahoma in 2002 in a three-way race in which he had been considered the frontrunner.
Largent spent thirteen years with the Seahawks, and, while not particularly fast, was extremely sure-handed. He was selected to the NFL Pro Bowl seven times, and was the first Seahawk to earn that honor. In 1982, Largent, along with teammate Jim Zorn, ended his participation in the NFL strike, after the third and final week of the strike, citing religious principles, specifically based on Matthew 5:36-37, stating that "your word is your bond" and that all contracts shall be honored as with God.
In 1989, Steve Largent became the first Seahawks player to win the Steve Largent Award for his spirit, dedication and integrity.
When Largent retired, he held all major NFL receiving records, including: most receptions in a career (819), most receiving yards in a career (13,089), and most touchdown receptions (100), although 15 of the catches, 261 of the yards, and 3 of the touchdowns came against replacement players. He was also in possession of a then-record streak of 177 consecutive regular-season games with a reception.
Largent was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1995. In 1999, he was ranked number 46 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Football Players, the only Seahawk on the list.
His number (80) was retired in 1992; Largent is the first Seahawk player to be so honored (the team has retired number 12 in honor of the fans, the -twelfth man-, and the number 71 for Offensive Lineman Walter Jones, on December 5, 2010). During Jerry Rice's stint with the Seahawks in 2004, Largent's number 80 was temporarily "unretired" after a conversation between Rice and Largent that was reportedly initiated by then Seahawks president Bob Whitsitt. Largent remains the most prolific receiver in team history. On October 26, 2008 Largent's University of Tulsa number (83) was also retired.
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Posted on 12 January 2013 | 5:11 pm
Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Steve Largent will make an Appearance at the upcoming Houston Collector's Show at Reliant Arena in Houston, Texas. Largent was a seven-time Pro Bowler who spent his entire 14-year NFL career with the Seahawks and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1995. Four years later he was listed at number 46 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest… [Read More]
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