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Chris Speilman      

Former NFL Linebacker

Chris Spielman is an All-Star linebacker from Massillon Ohio. Spielman played for Ohio State University and 11 years in the NFL for the Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, and the Cleveland Browns.

Chris graduated from Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio, where he was awarded the Dial Award for the national high-school scholar-athlete of the year in 1983.

He is a 1988 graduate of The Ohio State University as two-time All-American winning the Lombardi Award as the best college football lineman or linebacker. Spielman was then drafted 29th in the 1988 NFL Draft, by the Detroit Lions.

Spielman played eight seasons with the Lions (1988–95), and was a defensive stalwart during the team’s run to four playoff appearances, two NFC Central titles, and a berth in the 1991 NFC Championship Game.Spielman represented the Lions in four Pro Bowls (1990–92, 1995) and was named the team’s defensive MVP in both 1993 and 1994.

He went on to play for the Buffalo Bills, and the Cleveland Browns, and currently,he is a NFL analyst with Fox Sports, a Professional Speaker.

He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009.


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