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Place of birth:  Aurora, Illinois
Role  American football player
Positions  Guard
Name  Kurt Becker
Education  University of Michigan

College:  Michigan
Weight  123 kg
High school:  Aurora (IL) East
Height  1.96 m
Children  Garret Becker
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Date of birth:  (1958-12-22) December 22, 1958 (age 56)
NFL draft:  1982 / Round: 6 / Pick: 146

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Kurt Frank Becker (born December 22, 1958) is a former American football player. He played college football as an offensive guard at the University of Michigan from 1978 to 1981, was selected as a first-team All-American in 1981, and played professional football in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears (1982-1988, 1990) and the Los Angeles Rams (1989).


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Early years

Becker was born in Aurora, Illinois, in 1958. He attended East Aurora High School in suburban Chicago.

University of Michigan

Becker enrolled at the University of Michigan in 1977 and played college football as an offensive guard for Bo Schembechler's Michigan Wolverines football teams from 1978 to 1981. He started 36 consecutive games between 1979 and 1981. He was selected as a first-team player on both the 1980 and 1981 All-Big Ten Conference football teams. As a senior, he was also Michigan's co-captain and a Lombardi Award finalist, and was selected by the Associated Press, Newspaper Enterprise Association, and American Football Coaches Association as a first-team player on the 1981 College Football All-America Team.

Professional football

Becker was selected by the Chicago Bears in the sixth round (146th overall pick) of the 1982 NFL Draft. He played at the guard position for the Chicago Bears from 1982 to 1988. He was the Bears' starting right guard in 1983 and 1984, appearing in 32 games, 30 as a starter, during those two seasons. He played for the Los Angeles Rams for two games during the 1989 NFL season before returning to the Bears for 10 games as a backup in 1990.

Later years

As of 2010, Becker was the associate head coach for Marmion Academy, a college-prep academy in Aurora. As of 2013, he is the head coach for the East Aurora High School football program.


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