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Dave Albright

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The Resume

    (January 25, 1960-January 26, 2023)
    Born in Oakland, California
    Linebacker for the Memphis Showboats (1985) and the Saskatchewan Roughriders (1986-91)

Why he might be annoying:

    He was considered too small to play in the NFL.
    He didn’t make a single tackle during his debut season in the CFL.
    He was injury prone during his career.
    His career was unspectacular outside of his performance in the 1989 playoffs.
    He died hours after his 63rd birthday.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was a star player with the San Jose State football team.
    He set a Roughriders franchise record for defensive tackles in a single season.
    He recorded a 62 yard touchdown on a fumble recovery in the 1989 CFL West Finals, which propelled the Riders to an upset victory over the top-ranked Edmonton Eskimos (1989).
    He was a member of the Roughriders team that won their first Grey Cup championship in 23 years weeks later.
    He was a popular figure in Saskatchewan in the years following the team’s Grey Cup victory.

Credit: Eddie Burphy

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 46 Votes: 69.57% Annoying