Greg Schorp

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Greg Schorp
Date of birth (1971-09-06) September 6, 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Biloxi, MS
Career information
Position(s) Tight End
College Texas A&M
NFL draft 1992 / Round:
Career history
As player
1994,1996 Dallas Cowboys
1995 Seattle Seahawks
1997 Jacksonville Jaguars
Awards MVP

Greg Schorp is a former tight end for Texas A&M University who went on to play professionally for the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, and Jacksonville Jaguars. Schorp won All-Southwest Conference honors in from 1991–93 and was a first-team selection the latter two years. As a senior, he received honorable mention All-American recognition

Schorp was a star at San Antonio Churchill High School, and played immediately as a freshman in 1990 in spite of being on a loaded Texas A&M squad that pounded 13th ranked BYU 65-14 in the Holiday Bowl.

He caught seven passes as a sophomore in 1991, as the Aggies won the first of three straight SWC titles during his Aggie tenure. The following year, Schorp had 24 receptions for 280 yards, becoming the first tight end to lead the Aggies in receptions since Rod Bernstine in 1986, almost helping the Aggies complete a perfect year, as they remained undefeated until the last game of the season, losing to #5 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schorp's senior season was his finest as an Aggie. In the 1992 season-opener, Schorp’s 21-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter pulled A&M even with Stanford - the only TD the Aggies would score that day as they went on to win a 10-7 nailbiter. Schorp caught four passes for 68 yards against the Cardinal and was named the Most Valuable Player of the Disneyland Pigskin Classic. The catch he is most remembered for by Aggie fans cames three games later at Kyle Field in College Station. With the #5 Aggies trailing Texas Tech 17-16 with time running out in the fourth quarter on a third-and-long play, quarterback Jeff Granger broke away from Tech's Dusty Beavers to avoid a sack deep behind the line of scrimmage. Granger, who had been inconsistent all day, somehow managed to duck under the tackle and scrambled to find Schorp, who made a diving 13-yard catch for a first down. That catch saved the game for the Aggies and set up a Terry Venetoulias field goal as time expired, giving the Aggies a 19-17 win against their hated rival. It was the second of nine consecutive wins that season for the Aggies, who finished the season with a tough 21-24 loss to #4 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl Classic.

Schorp went on to play in the NFL, mostly as a reserve for Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Dallas Cowboys, with which he had two stints, and was given a Super Bowl XXX championship ring in 1996. As a member of the team's practice squad; Greg was given a Super Bowl ring, as were members of the teams office staff and various employees of the organization.[1]

He is, to date, the last tight end to earn first-team all-conference honors for the Aggies.

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