Richard Dent honored by Illinois House

Associated Press | Posted: Monday, April 16, 2012 6:52 pm

A Chicago Bears defensive end who was named the Most Valuable Player at the 1985 Super Bowl is being honored by the Illinois state House.State Rep. Jack Franks on Tuesday planned to present a resolution recognizing Richard Dent’s impact on Chicago sports and community service through the Make a Dent Foundation. The resolution spearheaded by the Marengo Democrat designates August 6, 2012 “Richard Dent Day” in Illinois.  More
Richard Dent was an eighth round draft pick by the Chicago Bears in 1983 and in 2011 became the first TSU alumnus voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  See: Richard Dent’s long road to NFL Hall of Fame solidifies TSU’s proud football history.
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