Tony Daykin

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Tony Daykin
Born: (1955-05-03) May 3, 1955 (age 63)
Taipei, Taiwan
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
College Georgia Tech
NFL draft 1977 / Round: 11 / Pick 293
Career history
As player
1977–1978 Detroit Lions
1979–1981 Atlanta Falcons

Tony Daykin (born May 3, 1955 in Taipei, Taiwan) is a former player in the NFL. He played for the Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Falcons. He played collegiately for the Georgia Tech football team. He is currently a math teacher and assistant football coach at Carlton J. Kell High School in Marietta, Georgia. [1] [2] He is distinguished as being the first person born in Taiwan to play in the National Football League.

Taipei Special municipality in Republic of China

Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan. Sitting at the northern tip of the island, Taipei City is an enclave of the municipality of New Taipei City that sits about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of the northern port city Keelung. Most of the city is located in the Taipei Basin, an ancient lakebed. The basin is bounded by the relatively narrow valleys of the Keelung and Xindian rivers, which join to form the Tamsui River along the city's western border.

Taiwan state in East Asia

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References

  1. "Faculty and Staff 2011 - 2012". Carlton J. Kell High School . Retrieved 2012-01-11.
  2. "Tony Daykin". Kell Football. Retrieved 2012-01-11.