Ted Hendricks

Ted Hendricks

About Ted Hendricks

Theodore (Ted) Paul Hendricks (born November 1, 1947) is a former American football linebacker who logged 15 seasons for the Baltimore Colts (196973), the Green Bay Packers (1974) and the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders (197583) in the National Football League. In 2007 he was named to the Florida High School Association All-Century Team which selected the Top 33 players in the 100 year history of high school football in the state of Florida's history. He was nicknamed 'The Mad Stork' for his quirky personality and his tall, thin physique. Hendricks played his college football at the University of Miami. He played stand-up defensive end for the University of Miami during the 1966 through 1968 seasons. The 67, 220 pound Hendricks was a highly regarded defensive player in his day. He was a two-time All-American (1967 and 1968) and finished fifth in the 1968 Heisman Trophy voting. He was also a Second-team All-America selection in 1966.

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