Former Miami Dolphins RB Terry Kirby Joins Joe Lisi On The Weekly Blitz
Join Host Joe Lisi (former ABC Sports college football researcher) as he speaks with former Virginia Cavalier and NFL RB Terry Kirby.
Terry Kirby was a standout high school athlete in the state off Virginia and became the Cavaliers 3rd All-Time leading rusher with 3,348 rushing yards with 24 touchdowns while averaging 5.9 yards per carry from 1989-1992.
He was a dual threat running back who had great vision, speed and was a threat to take it the distance every time he touched the football. Kirby had great hands and was a threat for the Cavaliers and quarterback Shawn Moore.
Kirby became a 3rd round draft pick by the Miami Dolphins in the 1993 NFL Draft and burst onto the scene in South Florida with an impressive rookie season. In his first year in Miami, Kirby rushed for 390 rushing yards with touchdowns on the ground. However, he was lethal in the passing game by catching 75 passes for 874 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns. Kirby became quarterback Dan Marino's main target in third down situations and created mismatches with he great speed.
In his 10 year career, Kirby rushed for 2,875 yards and 27 touchdowns. He also caught 333 passes for 3,222 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns. Later in his career, Kirby was utilized in the kicking game by the San Francisco 49'ers and the Oakland Raiders. Kirby stepped up and had 4 career kick returns for touchdowns (3 kickoff, 1 punt).
Kirby was one of the most complete running backs in the league at that time. He was a very tough running back who played the game with intensity and continued to learn about how to become a better football player. He was a student of the game and understood the mental aspect of the NFL as well as the physical part.
Today Kirby is a role model to younger athletes by teaching them the fundamentals in become better athletes and individuals off the field as well. He mentors young athletes at the Ultimate Sports Institute and Fitness located in Weston,Florida. To learn more about Terry's work click here: http://ultimatesportsinstitute.com/founders/
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Joseph Lisi is a former ABC Sports college football researcher. He is the owner of www.NCAABLITZ.com and www.GOFORTHE2.COM. Joseph has contributed for www.Rantsports.com- You can follow him on YOUTUBE at: MRJAL2230 or on Twitter @Goforthe2
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