|Born:||September 11, 1964|
Elizabeth, New Jersey
|High school:||Linden (Linden, New Jersey)|
|NFL Draft:||1987 / Round: 4 / Pick: 99|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|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.
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.
|1991||Kansas City Chiefs||10||0||1||7||7.0||7||0||9||91||10.1||17||0|
|Los Angeles Rams||2||0||3||12||4.0||5||0||0||0||0.0||0||0|
James William Johnson is a former American football coach and sports analyst. Johnson served as a head football coach on the collegiate level from 1979 to 1988 and in the National Football League (NFL) for nine seasons. He is the first head football coach to win both a college football national championship and a Super Bowl, achieving the former with Miami and the latter with the Dallas Cowboys.
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Graduel Christopher Darin Carter is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles (1987–1989), the Minnesota Vikings (1990–2001) and the Miami Dolphins (2002). After playing college football for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Carter was drafted by the Eagles in the fourth round of the 1987 NFL supplemental draft. While in Philadelphia, head coach Buddy Ryan helped to coin one of ESPN's Chris Berman's famous quotes about Carter: "All he does is catch touchdowns." He was let go by Ryan in 1989, however, due to off-the-field issues. Carter was signed by the Vikings and turned his life and career around, becoming a two-time first-team and one-time second-team All-Pro and playing in eight consecutive Pro Bowls. When he left the Vikings after 2001, he held most of the team career receiving records. He briefly played for the Dolphins in 2002 before retiring.
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