Everett Lindsay

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Everett Lindsay
No. 61, 62
Guard / tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-09-18) September 18, 1970 (age 44)
Place of birth: Burlington, Iowa
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Millbrook High School
Raleigh, North Carolina
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 5 / Pick: 133
Debuted in 1993 for the Minnesota Vikings
Last played in 2003 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2003
Games played 136
Games started 63
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Everett Eric Lindsay (born September 18, 1970) is a former American college and professional football player who was a guard in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons. He played college football for the University of Mississippi, and was recognized as an All-American. He played professionally for the Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns of the NFL.

Early years[edit]

Lindsay was born in Burlington, Iowa,[1] and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He attended Millbrook High School in Raleigh,[2] where he played for the Millbrook Wildcats high school football team.

College career[edit]

While attending the University of Mississippi, he played for the Ole Miss Rebels football team from 1989 to 1992. He was initially a walk-on, but later earned an athletic scholarship and anchored the offensive line under then head coach Billy Brewer. Lindsay was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection in 1991 and 1992, and a consensus first-team All-American in 1992.

Professional career[edit]

The Minnesota Vikings selected Lindsay in the fifth round (133rd overall pick) of the 1993 NFL Draft,[3] and he played for the Vikings from 1993 to 1998.[4] He played for the Baltimore Ravens in 1999 and the Cleveland Browns in 2000.[1] He returned to the Vikings for his final three seasons, from 2001 to 2003.[1] During his eleven NFL seasons, he played in 136 regular season games, started 63 of them, including 32 straight starts for the Ravens and Browns in 1998 and 1999.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Football League, Historical Players, Everett Lindsay. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  2. ^ databaseFootball.com, Players, Everett Lindsay. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  3. ^ Pro Football Hall of Fame, Draft History, 1993 National Football League Draft. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Pro-Football-Reference.com, Players, Everett Lindsay. Retrieved February 15, 2012.