1962-1987 - Lost Lettermen


October 5th, 2008| by

1962: Terry Baker (Oregon State) – Retired lawyer living in Portland, OR (age 69)

1963: Roger Staubach (Navy) – Pro Football Hall of Famer for Cowboys sold real estate business for $613 million in 2008; resides in Dallas (age 68)

1964: John Huarte (Notre Dame) – CEO of Arizona Tile Supply in Tempe, AZ (age 66)

1965: Mike Garrett (USC) – Served as USC athletic director from 1993 until 2010, resigning in July amid scrutiny over football and men’s basketball scandals  (age 66)

1966: Steve Spurrier (Florida) – Former Florida and current South Carolina head football coach (age 65)


1967: Gary Beban (UCLA) – President of real estate company, CB Richard Ellis Services Inc. in Northbrook, IL (age 64)

1968: O.J. Simpson (USC) – Pro Football Hall of Famer serving at least 9 years in Lovelock, NV prison for numerous felonies, including armed robbery and kidnapping (age 63)

1969: Steve Owens (Oklahoma) – CEO of real estate company, Steve Owens & Associates, in Norman, OK (age 62)

1970: Jim Plunkett (Stanford) – Raiders analyst and owns Coors distributorship in Stockton, CA (age 62)

1971: Pat Sullivan (Auburn) – Samford head football coach since 2007 (age 60)

1972: Johnny Rodgers (Nebraska) – Played in CFL and currently works with youth in Omaha, NE (age 59)

1973: John Cappelletti (Penn State) – Partner in AlphaBio pharmaceutical company in Laguna Niguel, CA (age 58)

1974 & 1975: Archie Griffin (Ohio State) – President of Ohio State Alumni Association (age 56)


1976: Tony Dorsett (Pittsburgh) – Owns Tony Dorsett Foods specializing in barbecue sauces; resides in Frisco, TX (age 56)

1977: Earl Campbell (Texas) – Assistant to vice president of student affairs at University of Texas (age 55)

1978: Billy Sims (Oklahoma) – Owns chain of Billy Sims BBQ restaurants in Oklahoma, most recently apologized in December 2008 for screaming “Boomer!” 11 times after Sam Bradford won Heisman (age 55)

1979: Charles White (USC) – Rehabbed drug addict works at USC as computer service engineer and resides in Long Beach, CA (age 52)

1980: George Rogers (South Carolina) – Runs George Rogers Foundation providing scholarships to kids and resides in Columbia, SC (age 51)


1981: Marcus Allen (USC) – Analyst for NFL Network and resides in Carlsbad, CA (age 50)

1982: Herschel Walker (Georgia) – Founder and CEO of meat processor company Renaissance Man Food Services Inc.; also involved in MMA and resides in Dallas, TX (age 48)

1983: Mike Rozier (Nebraska) – Stay-at-home dad living in Sicklerville, NJ (age 49)

1984: Doug Flutie (Boston College) – Analyst for Versus’ coverage of United Football League and resides in Natick, MA (age 47)

1985: Bo Jackson (Auburn) – Founder and investor in Burr Ridge Bank and Trust in suburban Chicago (age 47)


1986: Vinny Testaverde (Miami) – Retired in 2008 and resides in Odessa, FL (age 46)

1987: Tim Brown (Notre Dame) – Owns Tim Brown Racing LLC in NASCAR and lives in DeSoto, TX (age 44)








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