Powell was a first round draft pick of the New York Jets, and was a five-time Pro Bowler between 1977 and 1983. He was also elected president of the players' union. An All-American at the University of Southern California, he was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994.
(Powell spent six off-seasons getting his law degree from New York Law School.)
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