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John Sturdivant
Date of birth: (1956-05-26) May 26, 1956 (age 64)
Place of birth: Hampton, Virginia
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): DL
Organizations

John Sturdivant (born May 26, 1956) is a former American football defensive linemen who played five seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was also a member of the New York Jets, New Jersey Generals and Miami Dolphins.

Professional careerEdit

Sturdivant played for a minor league football team in 1981.[1]

New York JetsEdit

Sturdivant signed with the New York Jets in 1982, surviving the team's final preseason cutdown, but was released before the start of the regular season.[2][3]

New Jersey GeneralsEdit

Sturdivant was signed by the New Jersey Generals on October 28, 1982.[4] He was released by the Generals on February 28, 1983.[5]

Miami DolphinsEdit

Sturdivant was a member of the Miami Dolphins during the 1983 off-season.[6]

New York JetsEdit

Sturdivant signed with the New York Jets on August 11, 1983.[7] He was released by the Jets on August 29, 1983.[8]

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

Sturdivant played in 41 games for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1983 to 1987.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Wallace, William N. (September 7, 1982). "INJURIES INFLUENCE CUTS BY JETS". The New York Times. Archived from the original on May 4, 2015. https://www.nytimes.com/1982/09/07/sports/injuries-influence-cuts-by-jets.html. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  2. Eskenazi, Gerald (August 12, 1983). "JET SCOUT STALKS CHARGERS". The New York Times. Archived from the original on May 4, 2015. https://www.nytimes.com/1983/08/12/sports/jet-scout-stalks-chargers.html. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  3. Litsky, Frank (September 7, 1982). "Rutledge Reports; Reed Cut". The New York Times. Archived from the original on May 24, 2015. https://www.nytimes.com/1982/09/07/sports/rutledge-reports-reed-cut.html. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  4. "NEW JERSEY GENERALS". The Index-Journal: pp. 9. October 29, 1982. Archived from the original on November 20, 2016. https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/69914459/. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  5. "Monday's Sports Transactions". United Press International. February 28, 1983. Archived from the original on August 16, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150816175803/http://www.upi.com/Archives/1983/02/28/Mondays-Sports-Transactions/2288415256400/. Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  6. "Dolphs' Diana Retires For Medical School". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. July 16, 1983. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19830716&id=Yv4jAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dmgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6847,3427198&hl=en. Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  7. "SPORTS TRANSACTIONS". The Hour. August 12, 1983. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1916&dat=19830812&id=lDRJAAAAIBAJ&sjid=tQYNAAAAIBAJ&pg=4512,1786438&hl=en. Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  8. "MONDAY'S NFL CUTS". The Washington Post. August 30, 1983. Archived from the original on August 16, 2015. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1983/08/30/mondays-nfl-cuts/c01d45a1-7c34-4248-a3e4-107c9215e057/. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  9. "John Sturdivant". justsportsstats.com. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=sturdjoh001. Retrieved August 16, 2015.

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