Kendall Hunter is the all-time leading rusher for the John Tyler Lions. He was an All-American at Oklahoma State. And now he’s a tailback for the NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers. An Achilles injury will keep him sidelined for Super Bowl XLVII. But he was on the field for Media Day on Tuesday and KTBB/ESPN’s Bill Coates caught up with him.
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Dat Nguyen’s resume is impressive. He was an All-American linebacker at Texas A&M. He was the first Vietnamese player in the NFL, playing for seven seasons starting in 1999 for the Dallas Cowboys, earning All-Pro honors. Following retirement, he served as an assistant to Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips and later as an assistant to Mike Sherman at Texas A&M. Dat joined Bill Coates as the lead-off guest on Radio Row at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, talking about success for the Aggies and the persistent lack thereof for the Cowboys.
“We’re super happy to be here,” he said Sunday night as his NFC champion San Francisco 49ers arrived in the Big Easy for the big game.
“I think this team has the best focus on unity and winning I’ve ever been a part of.”
Considering that Harbaugh was an NFL quarterback for 14 seasons and a successful college coach before joining the 49ers, he knows something about winning.
Under Harbaugh, San Francisco has been to two NFC title games and, now, to its first Super Bowl in 18 years. The Niners (13-4-1) will play Baltimore (13-6), coached by Harbaugh’s older brother, John, in next Sunday’s Super Bowl. (more…)
21-1 — The 49ers have been nearly unbeatable in the playoffs when winning the turnover battle in franchise history. The Ravens, however, have been stingy with the ball while creating takeaways on defense. Baltimore has a plus-5 turnover margin in the playoffs, and quarterback Joe Flacco has yet to throw an interception. (more…)