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Awards, Honors and Recognition

1970's


  • Named to All-America Team as a three-year starter at Purdue University (1972).
  • Named to NFL All-Rookie Team (1973).
  • Voted Defensive Player of the Year by the Brookland Club (1978).
  • Selected to the United Press International second-team All-NFC Squad (1979).
  • Received Timmie Award from The Touchdown Club of Washington as the team's Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year (1979).

1980's


  • Named the Outstanding Redskin by the Monday Morning Touchdown Club (1980).
  • Voted Defensive Player of the Year by the Brookland Club (1981).
  • Received Timmie Award from The Touchdown Club of Washington as the team's Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year (1982).
  • Voted to Associated Press, Pro-Football Weekly, United Press International, and the Sporting News All-Pro Teams (1983).
  • Named Defensive Lineman of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association (1983).
  • Selected NFC Defensive Player of the Year by the Kansas City 101 Club (1983).
  • Received Timmie Award from The Touchdown Club of Washington as the team's Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year (1983).
  • Chosen Second-Team All-NFL by the Associated Press (1984).
  • Received the George Allen Leadership and Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions on and off the field from The Touchdown Club of Washington (1988).
  • Voted to the NFL Team of the Eighties by the Hall of Fame Panel (1988).
  • Named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week and Washington's Defensive Player of the Game on multiple occasions.

 

1990's


  • Recognized for Meritorious Service to Sports by the St. Louis Baseball Writers Association of America (1990).
  • Elected to the Belleville News Democrat Sports Hall of Fame (1990).

 

2000's


  • Inducted into to the Purdue University Hall of Fame (2005).
  • Inducted into the East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame (2008).
  • Received Timmie award for George Allen Leadership and Achievement Award; his four Timmie Awards still stand as the most ever given to any one person.
  • Voted a member of the 40th and 70th Greatest Redskins Teams of All Time.
  • Inducted into the Washington Redskins Ring of Stars at Fed Ex Field.
  • Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2104 (2005)

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