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College  North Carolina
Career end  1981
1971–1981  Baltimore Colts
Position  Running back
Name  Don McCauley
Nominations  Heisman Trophy
Role  American football player

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Date of birth  (1949-05-12) May 12, 1949 (age 66)
Place of birth  Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
NFL draft  1971 / Round: 1 / Pick 22
Education  Garden City High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Don McCauley (born May 12, 1949) is a former American football player. He was a running back for the University of North Carolina from 1968 to 1970 and he attended Garden City High School in Garden City, New York.

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McCauley was a two-time First Team All-Conference selection and two-time Conference Player of the Year. He garnered the 1971 ACC Athlete of the Year award. He broke many rushing records. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2001.

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The versatile McCauley contributed to the team as a receiver, rusher, kick returner, and punter, leading the team in most categories. In 1970, he led the nation in rushing with 1,720 yards and all-purpose running with 2,021 yards. His 1,720 yards rushing broke the NCAA record and continues to withstand the test of time ranking as the second highest total in ACC history and the highest at North Carolina. A consensus All-America selection and team captain his senior year, McCauley led the conference in scoring with 21 touchdowns for 126 points and continues to hold numerous school records. His career statistics include 5,014 all-purpose yards, 3,172 rushing yards, 786 yards receiving, and 1,056 yards on kick returns. He also led the team in punting with 48 punts for 1,845 yards—a 38.4 yard average.

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With the acquisition of the Miami Dolphins first round draft pick, awarded to them as compensation for tampering in the hiring of then head coach of the Colts, Don Shula, Baltimore selected McCauley in the first round (22nd overall) in the 1971 NFL draft.

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McCauley played 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Baltimore Colts.

References

Don McCauley Wikipedia


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