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Hurst-Euless-Bedford

SPORTS HALL OF FAME

 

In Recognition of

 

Cary Blanchard

 

INDUCTED FEBRUARY 2, 2008


 

Shady Oaks Elementary:  Mid-Cities Youth Leagues; Pee Wee Football, Select Soccer, Tri-Cities Baseball, Little Dribblers Basketball 1974-1981.  Bedford Junior High:  Football, Basketball, Track 1981-1984.  Bell High School:  Football; All District, All Area, All Region, All State.  Longest Texas Playoff Field Goal 52 Yards 1986.  Soccer; All District 1987, Offered Scholarship to SMU.  Baseball; Letterman 1986-1987.  Oklahoma State University 1987-1991:  Football; Kicker & Punter, Three Time All Big 8, Total Points Scored 315 2nd Only to Barry Sanders, Honorable Mention All American, NCAA Season Record for Consecutive PATs  (67) 1990, Over 40 Yard Punting Average 1989-1990.  Post College:  Blue-Gray Game, All American Bowl.  National Football League:  Signed First with Dallas Cowboys 1991, Kicked for Saints, Jets, Redskins, Vikings, Giants, Cardinals and Colts.  AFC Special Teams Player-of-the-Week, AFC Special Teams Player-of-the-Month, AFC 1st Team All-Pro, Kicked 37 Yard FG in OT to Give AFC 26-23 Pro Bowl Win 1997.  NFL Alumni Player of The Year.

Born November 5, 1968

Soccer and Football

"The Legendary Kicker"