Mike Singletary (1987 – Topps #58)

Michael “Samurai Mike” Singletary, after a productive career at Baylor University,  was the Chicago Bears 2nd round pick in the 1981 NFL Draft. He played Middle Linebacker, a position that had formerly been inhabited by the great Dick Butkus, Bronko Nagurski and “Bulldog” Turner. He was a 10-time Pro Bowler and 9 consecutive times he was voted to the All-NFL Team.  He was a 2-time AP Defensive Player of the Year (1985 & ’88)  and was a member of the Bears’ 1985 Super Bowl Championship Team.  “Samurai Mike” Singletary was inducted into the NFL Hall Of Fame in 1998 and the College Football Hall Of Fame.  After his 12 year career playing in the NFL, he went on to become a coach in Baltimore, San Francisco and Minnesota.Mike Singletary 1987 Topps #58

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One response to “Mike Singletary (1987 – Topps #58)

  1. Peter Goddard

    This was the BEST defensive NFL player I ever saw play! I can’t picture another player as good on defense EVER! I saw him play here in Tampa and don’t remember the score, but doubt Tampa scored more than 3 points. I think it was in 1985 through ’87. He was unreal!

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