Troy Stradford

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Troy Stradford
No. 23
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1964-09-11) September 11, 1964 (age 57)
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Career information
High school: Linden (Linden, New Jersey)
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 1987  / Round: 4 / Pick: 99
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing Yards:1,380
Average:3.9
Rushing TDs:10
Player stats at NFL.com

Troy Edwin Stradford (born September 11, 1964) is a former professional American football running back who was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the fourth round of the 1987 NFL Draft. Stradford won the 1987 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award for the Dolphins and played for Miami until the end of the 1990 season. He lasted just two more years in the NFL and played for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Detroit Lions, and the Los Angeles Rams from 1991 to 1992.

Stradford grew up in Linden, New Jersey and played both basketball and football at Linden High School. [1]

Stradford currently works as a Sports talk show host on WFTL 640 Sports radio weekdays from 10AM-12PM and as the host of the Gameday Insiders heard weekends on WFTL 640 and WFTL 850 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Professional statistics

YearTeamGamesRushingReceiving
GPGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTD
1987 Miami Dolphins 1251456194.3516484579.5341
1988 Miami Dolphins 156953353.5182564267.6361
1989 Miami Dolphins 74662403.6131252339.3320
1990 Miami Dolphins 140371383.7151302578.6230
1991 Kansas City Chiefs 100177.07099110.1170
1992 Detroit Lions 609293.21102157.5120
Los Angeles Rams 203124.050000.000
TOTAL66153561,3803.951101701,4798.7360

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References

  1. Thomsen, Ian. "HE'S IN A STATE OF ANTICIPATION; BC'S STRADFORD EYES A BIG YEAR", The Boston Globe , August 27, 1985. Accessed July 20, 2012. "He was a 5-foot-8-inch basketball player who could dunk two- handed, but [Troy Stradford] was mainly a 1,000-yard tailback each of his last two years at Linden High School."