NFL 프로 풋볼 명예의 전당 컬리 컬프 별세 75

전 캔자스시티 치프스와 휴스턴 오일러스의 레전드 컬리 컬프가 토요일 사망했습니다., 그의 가족의 말에 따르면. 컬프는 75 살이에요.

“우리 가족을 대신하여 상한 마음으로, I announce the passing of my husband, Curley Culp early this morning. We respectfully ask for privacy at this time,” his wife Collette Bloom Culp wrote on his Twitter account.
이번달 초, Culp announced on his Twitter account he was diagnosed with Stage 4 췌장암.
    To my followers, family and friends I have stage 4 췌장암. Do donate to your local cancer organizations so this dreaded disease is eradicated. Love life, family and friends. Folded hands pray to God for all physical and spiritual healing. 사랑, Curley Culp HOF#13,” 그가 썼어.
      Curly Culp at the NFL Class of 2013 Enshrinement Ceremony.

      Culp was drafted out of Arizona State University where he was an All-American lineman, by the Denver Broncos in the 1968 NFL draft, and then traded to the Kansas City Chiefs before his rookie season.
        After winning a Super Bowl championship and making the Pro Bowl in two of his first six seasons with the Chiefs, Culp was traded to the Houston Oilers in 1974. In Houston, Culp was moved to the nose tackle position and excelled under legendary coach Bum Phillips, making the All-Pro team his first year there and being elected to the Pro Bowl for four straight years.
        Culp played a season and a half with the Detroit Lions between 1980-81, before retiring from the league.
          The 14-year NFL veteran was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013, after finishing his legendary career with 68.5 credited sacks in 179 커리어 게임.
          The entire Pro Football Hall of Fame family mourns the passing of Curley Culp. He was a wonderful man of great integrity who respected the game of football and how it applied to everyday life,” Jim Porter, President of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, said in a statement on the museum’s website.
          Curley’s humility and grace were always apparent. He loved the Hall of Famealways proudly wearing his Gold Jacket as he visited Canton many times following his election in 2013,” 성명은 계속. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Curley’s wife, Collette, and their entire family during this difficult time. The Hall of Fame will forever guard his legacy. The Hall of Fame flag will be flown at half-staff in Curley’s memory.
            In its statement, the museum quoted Culp on football’s applications off the field:
            I have learned that football is not just a sport, but a life lesson in what it means to be a team player,” it quoted him as saying. “I have learned how pain can build character and endurance and believe that life itself is like playing a very long and exciting football game where every play can determine the outcome.




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