Brent McClanahan

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Brent McClanahan
No. 33
Date of birth (1952-09-21) September 21, 1952 (age 65)
Place of birth Bakersfield, California
Career information
Position(s) RB
College Arizona State
NFL draft 1973 / Round: 5 / Pick 118
Career history
As player
1973–1979 Minnesota Vikings

Brent McClanahan (born September 21, 1950 in Bakersfield, California) is a former professional American football player who played running back for seven seasons for the Minnesota Vikings. He is now a teacher at South High School in Bakersfield, CA.

Career[edit]

Brent McClanahan played for the Minnesota Vikings, until his retirement. His contract was cut short because of injuries. His jersey number was #33.

Personal life[edit]

Brent played football for Arizona State University prior to playing professionally.

Brent is now a Computer Applications teacher at his alma mater South High School and has two daughters and two sons that attended South High as well. One of his two sons, Brent II is currently living in California.

He has earned bachelor's degrees in agribusiness and business administration, and a masters in curriculum education. He earned his teaching credential from CSU Bakersfield.[1]

He has been awarded the NFL Teacher of the Year and has been inducted into the Bob Elias Hall of Fame and the South High School Hall of Fame.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Super Bowl hero now a super teacher". California Educator. Burlingame, California: California Teachers Association. February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Super Bowl hero now a super teacher". California Educator. Burlingame, California: California Teachers Association. February 2015.