- Terrell Buckley
birthdate=birth date and age|mf=yes|1971|6|7
Green Bay Packers(1992-1994)
New England Patriots(2001-2002)
* Miami Dolphins (2003)
New York Jets(2004)
New York Giants(2005)
Jim Thorpe Award
* Led NFL in interception return yards in 1996 with 164
Douglas Terrell Buckley (born June 7, 1971 in
Pascagoula, Mississippi) is a former American football cornerbackin the NFL, and is currently a strength and conditioning coach at Florida State University. He has played for the Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos, New York Jets, New York Giantsand New England Patriots. He is expected to retire soon, after a brief stint with the New York Giantsin 2005. He has scored 8 touchdowns, 7 defensive, and 1 a return, including 6 of them being interception returns. He is a member of the elite group of defensive backs to reach 50 career interceptions.
Buckley played professional
baseballfor the Mobile BaySharks in the Texas-Louisiana League.
Two-year starter and three-year
lettermanat Florida State(1989-91). Left as school’s all-time leader in interceptions (21) and interception return yards (501). His career interception yardage total of 501 is an NCAArecord also tied school records for touchdowns off interception returns (four) and punt returns (three). He was named first-team All-Americanand won Jim Thorpe Award, given annually to nation’s top defensive back, as a junior. Led nation with 12 interceptions for 238 yards and two touchdowns. Named second-team All-American by Associated Press, " The Sporting News" and "The Football News" as a junior. Had six interceptions with two returned for touchdowns. Played two years of varsity baseballand was a sprinteron the outdoor track team for one year.
Has three daughters: Sherrell, Brianna and Britney. Majored in Theater with a minor in
Political Science, Played baseball in the Atlanta Bravesorganization prior to reporting to GB training camp in July 1994. Was a distant cousin of former Chicago BearsRB Walter Payton. His hobbies include baseball, basketball and golf. Has participated in events benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundationand the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Has worked on behalf of the national " Feed the Children" campaign. Assisted in building a house in Little Haitifor Habitat for Humanityduring the 1999 offseason. Sports Talk radio host Jim Romerefers to Buckley as T-Buck and credits him as one of the The Jungle's first guests who appeared consistently on the program. Rome credits Buckley as the inventor of the Lambeau Leap, based on an interview that Buckley gave.
He is currently the assistant strength and conditioning coach at his alma mater Florida State University. After coming back to finish his degree and working as a Graduate Assistant with the 2007 Seminole football team he was offered a full time position on FSU's coaching staff.
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