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Rusty Tillman

## #67 Rusty Tillman Linebacker 1970-77
Nicknamed "The King" for his special teams mastery… Played seven different special teams positions and served as special teams captain from 1974-77… Was a member of Washington's 1972 NFC Championship squad.

Most memorable moment with the Redskins was winning the 1972 NFC title and playing in the Super Bowl… Proudest of being named to the 70 Greatest team… Cites George Allen and Vince Lombardi as his greatest inspirations.

Time with the Washington Redskins was the "most exciting time of my life, it's so tough to put into words what it means—a very special experience"… Pre-game ritual included putting socks on the same way, being taped by the same person and sitting in the empty locker room by himself.

After retiring from football, stayed in the NFL as an assistant coach for the Seattle Seahawks for 16 years… Coached special teams, tight ends, linebackers before becoming defensive coordinator… Also spent time as assistant with Tampa Bay, Oakland and Indianapolis… Served as head coach of XFL's New York Hitmen.

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