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|high_school=[[Plainview High School (Texas)|Plainview (TX)]]
 
|college=[[Texas Longhorns football|Texas]]
 
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* [[Philadelphia Eagles]] ({{NFL Year|1973}}–{{NFL Year|1984}})
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* 2× [[Pro Bowl]] ([[1980 Pro Bowl|1979]], [[1982 Pro Bowl|1981]])
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* 2× Unanimous [[College Football All-America Team|All-American]] ([[1971 College Football All-America Team|1971]], [[1972 College Football All-America Team|1972]])
* [[Philadelphia Eagles]] ({{NFL Year|1973}}-{{NFL Year|1984}})
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* [[Philadelphia Eagles#Eagles Hall of Fame|Eagles Hall of Fame]]
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* 2× [[Pro Bowl]] selection ([[1980 Pro Bowl|1979]], [[1982 Pro Bowl|1981]])
 
* 2× All-American ([[1971 College Football All-America Team|1971]], [[1972 College Football All-America Team|1972]])
 
* [[Philadelphia Eagles#Eagles Hall of Fame|Eagles Hall of Fame]] inductee (1991)
 
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'''Jerald Grant "Jerry" Sisemore''' (born July 16, 1951 in [[Olton, Texas]]) is a former [[American football]] [[offensive lineman]] who played for 12 seasons in the [[National Football League]] for the [[Philadelphia Eagles]] from [[1973 NFL season|1973]]–[[1984 NFL season|1984]]. He played [[college football]] for the [[University of Texas, Austin|University of Texas]].
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'''Jerald Grant "Jerry" Sisemore''' (born July 16, 1951) is a former [[American football]] [[offensive lineman]] who played for 12 seasons in the [[National Football League]] for the [[Philadelphia Eagles]] from [[1973 NFL season|1973]]–[[1984 NFL season|1984]]. He played [[college football]] for the [[University of Texas, Austin|University of Texas]].
   
 
==College career==
 
==College career==
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==Professional career==
 
==Professional career==
Sisemore was an impact player with the [[Philadelphia Eagles]], especially after the arrival of legendary coach [[Dick Vermeil]] in [[1976 NFL season|1976]]. The Eagles gradually improved under Vermeil, and reached the NFL playoffs in [[1978 NFL season|1978]] and [[1979 NFL season|1979]], and [[Super Bowl XV]] in [[1980 NFL season|1980]]. Sisemore was a big part of an offense that featured Philadelphia sports legends such as quarterback [[Ron Jaworski]] and running back [[Wilbert Montgomery]]. Sisemore is considered one of the greatest offensive lineman in franchise history.
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Sisemore was an impact player with the [[Philadelphia Eagles]], especially after the arrival of legendary coach [[Dick Vermeil]] in [[1976 NFL season|1976]]. The Eagles gradually improved under Vermeil, and reached the NFL playoffs in [[1978 NFL season|1978]] and [[1979 NFL season|1979]], and [[Super Bowl XV]] in [[1980 NFL season|1980]]. Sisemore was a big part of an offense that featured Philadelphia sports legends such as quarterback [[Ron Jaworski]] and running back [[Wilbert Montgomery]]. Sisemore is considered one of the greatest offensive linemen in franchise history.<ref>{{cite web |last1=Eckel |first1=Mark |title=Eagles all-time top 10: Ranking the offensive linemen |url=https://www.nj.com/eagles/index.ssf/2016/07/eagles_all-time_top_10_ranking_the_offensive_linem.html |website=NJ.com |accessdate=21 August 2018 |date=July 7, 2016}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |last1=DiBona |first1=Anthony |title=Philadelphia Eagles all-time offensive draft team |url=https://theeagleswire.usatoday.com/2016/04/26/philadelphia-eagles-all-time-offensive-draft-team/ |website=Eagles Wire |publisher=USA Today |accessdate=21 August 2018 |date=April 6, 2016}}</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[List of Texas Longhorns football All-Americans]]
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*[[List of Philadelphia Eagles first-round draft picks]]
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
   
 
==External links==
 
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{{Eagles Honor Roll}}
 
{{Eagles Honor Roll}}
   
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| NAME = Sisemore, Jerry
 
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| DATE OF BIRTH = July 16, 1951
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH = Olton, Texas
 
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[[Category:1951 births]]
 
[[Category:1951 births]]
 
[[Category:Living people]]
 
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[[Category:Plainview High School (Texas) alumni]]
 
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[[Category:American football offensive linemen]]
 
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Revision as of 19:51, December 4, 2018

Jerry Sisemore
No. 76     
Offensive tackle / Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1951-07-16) July 16, 1951 (age 69)
Place of birth: Olton, Texas
Career information
College: Texas
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 1973 1984)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× Pro Bowl (1979, 1981)
Games played     156
Games started     155
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
College Football Hall of Fame

Jerald Grant "Jerry" Sisemore (born July 16, 1951) is a former American football offensive lineman who played for 12 seasons in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles from 19731984. He played college football for the University of Texas.

College career

As a sophomore, Sisemore was a regular on the 1970 Longhorn team that built an unbeaten streak to 31 games. The next year Sisemore blossomed into one of the nation's best linemen as he had the first of two consecutive seasons (1971 and 1972) where he was both an all-conference and Unanimous All-America selection. In his 1972 senior year, Texas won its third consecutive Southwest Conference title and gained its third straight Cotton Bowl Classic bid. He was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2002.

Professional career

Sisemore was an impact player with the Philadelphia Eagles, especially after the arrival of legendary coach Dick Vermeil in 1976. The Eagles gradually improved under Vermeil, and reached the NFL playoffs in 1978 and 1979, and Super Bowl XV in 1980. Sisemore was a big part of an offense that featured Philadelphia sports legends such as quarterback Ron Jaworski and running back Wilbert Montgomery. Sisemore is considered one of the greatest offensive linemen in franchise history.[1][2]

See also

References

External links

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