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Crazy Canton Cuts: Coy Bacon

Published by on June 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Coy Bacon
6'4" 270
Defensive End
1968 - 1981
14 Seasons
180 Games Played
130 Sacks
2 Touchdowns
3 Pro Bowls

Leander McCoy Bacon was an undrafted rookie signed by the Los Angeles Rams right before the 1968 season. Bacon had just come from playing in the Continental Football League.

Coy had signed with the Charleston Rockets in 1966, after leaving Jackson State University upon completion of his sophomore year.

At JSU, Bacon played linebacker and defensive end. While playing with the Rockets, Coy was named an All-Star as a defensive end in 1966.

Other NFL luminaries like Bill Walsh, Ken Stabler, and Garo Yepremian also were in the Contin...

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