Tyrone Keys

Tyrone Keys

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Keys in 2011
No. 98, 93
Position: Defensive Lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-10-24) October 24, 1960
Place of birth: Jackson, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 272 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school: Jackson (MS) Callaway
College: Mississippi State
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 5 / Pick: 113
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Tyrone Keys (born October 24, 1960) is a former professional American football player who played defensive lineman for six seasons for the Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and San Diego Chargers. He was a member of the Bears team that won Super Bowl XX following the 1985 NFL season. He was also a member of the "Shuffling Crew" in the video The Super Bowl Shuffle. In high school Keys was a member of the Callaway High School Chargers of Jackson, Mississippi which won all 12 of their 1975 season games and won the Big 8 Conference championship (the Big 8 was at the time the conference of Mississippi's largest high schools).[1] In college at Mississippi State University Keys played four years at defensive tackle. In 1980 Keys made a last minute tackle of Alabama quarterback Don Jacobs, causing a fumble which sealed the Bulldogs' 6-3 upset of the #1 Crimson Tide.[2]


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