Straight from college where he was an All-American, Dwight Stephenson joined the ranks of the Miami Dolphins in 1980. A Dwight Stephenson appearance took place five consecutive times on the All-Pro and the Pro Bowl squads from 1983 to 1987. A Dwight Stephenson appearance also occured at center in three AFC Championship games, as well as in the Super Bowl XIX and XVII.
Serving as offensive captain, Stephenson helped his team give up the least sacks in the NFL for six straight seasons from 1982 to 1987. This record doubled the length of the previous record.
In 1985, Stephenson received the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. In 1999, he was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. In 2005, he was named the Walter Camp Man of the Year.
Stephenson played for seven years in the NFL until a knee injury ended his career.
Dwight Stephenson Speaker
Aside from his football career, another interesting Dwight Stephenson speaker topic is The Dwight Stephenson Foundation which he founded to serve the South Florida community.
Dwight Stephenson Appearance
A Dwight Stephenson appearance on the Sporting News’ list of 100 Greatest Football Players had him listed at number 84.
Dwight Stephenson Endorsement
Although many regard Stephenson as the best center of all time, his coaches refer to him as the best player they ever coached, regardless of position. This is proof of his talent and flexibility, which only a Dwight Stephenson endorsement can give.
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