|Date of birth:||January 12, 1971|
|Place of birth:||Hamlet, North Carolina|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||278 lb (126 kg)|
|High school:||Richmond County (NC)|
|College:||University of North Carolina|
|NFL draft:||1995 / Round: 7th / Pick: 236|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
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|Career Arena football statistics|
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Oscar Lee Sturgis (born January 12, 1971 in Hamlet, North Carolina) is a former professional American football Defensive end in the National Football League. He would play with the Dallas Cowboys in 1995. He was a member of the Cowboys Super Bowl XXX championship season.
Sturgis was an All-State and All-American tight end for Richmond County High School, who also contributed to winning a Class 4-A State Championship. In 1990, he accepted a scholarship to play for the University of North Carolina, but was ruled academically ineligible. Rather than enrolling as a Proposition 48 student, he opted to attend Fork Union Military Academy until qualifying the next year.
Sturgis was drafted in the seventh round (236th overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. Although he was only active for the season finale against the Arizona Cardinals, he was part of the team that won Super Bowl XXX. He was waived on August 25, 1996.
Green Bay Packers
On December 18, 1996, he was signed by the Miami Dolphins and was inactive for the last game of the season. He was allocated to the Frankfurt Galaxy of the World League of American Football in 1997, registering 26 tackles and 2 sacks. He was cut on August 18, 1997.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL)
Arizona Rattlers (AFL)
Georgia Force (AFL)
Los Angeles Avengers (AFL)
Georgia Force (AFL)
On May 6, 2004, he signed as a free agent with the Georgia Force. He retired at the end of the year, after playing seven seasons in the AFL, finishing with 38 tackles, 3 sacks, 26 pass defensed, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, one interception and 9 receptions for 95 yards.