Earl Christy

Most Influential Person

American football player

Why Is Earl Christy Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Earl Oliver Christy is a former professional American football player who played cornerback for three seasons for the New York Jets. College Earl “The Twirl" Christy better known by friends as "The Super Bowl Champ" or "Mr. Inspiration" was inducted into the Hawk Hall of Fame in 1984. Earl came to Maryland State College from Perryman, Maryland in 1961. Earl attended Havre de Grace Consolidated School in Havre de Grace, Maryland. At the tiny all- Black school, Earl was known as “All World”. You name it and he did it. In track and field, Earl high jumped 6 feet and 4 inches and threw the shot put 49 feet and 9 inches. In addition, Earl’s basketball prowess was legendary. He had a 40-inch vertical leap and once scored an amazing 43 points in a single game while the opposing losing team scored a total 42 points. Earl was a four-year letterman on the Hawks’ football team. During his four-year career, the MSC Hawk football program compiled a record of 17 wins, 2 ties and 9 losses. Earl, a dean lists student, graduated from MSC in 1967 with a degree in Physical Education.

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