Keith Ortego

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Keith Ortego
No. 89
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born:(1963-08-30)August 30, 1963
Eunice, Louisiana, U.S.
Died:March 2, 2022(2022-03-02) (aged 58)
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school: Eunice (LA)
College: McNeese State
Undrafted: 1985
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com  ·  PFR

Bryant Keith Ortego (August 30, 1963 – March 2, 2022) was an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the NFL. He was a member of the Bears team that won Super Bowl XX following the 1985 NFL season. [1] He was also a member of the "Shuffling Crew" in the video The Super Bowl Shuffle.[ citation needed ]

Ortego attended McNeese State University. [1] He died on March 2, 2022, at the age of 58. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 Keith Ortego. pro-football-reference.com
  2. . chicagobears.com