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Diron Talbert

## #72 Diron Talbert Defensive Tackle 1971-80
Known by teammates as "Talby"… Key member of 1972 NFC Championship team… Played for 14 NFL seasons for a total of 186 games.

Lists victory over Dallas to win the NFC Championship and reach the Super Bowl as most memorable moment with the Redskins… Remembers vividly thousands of fans rushing onto the RFK Stadium field in celebration… Also recalls numerous Thanksgiving Day games, which he considered "a treat to play in."

When thinking about his playing days with the Redskins, the "Hail to the Redskins" song always comes to mind… Lists Jack Pardee as most admired teammate: "a great friend and competitor"… Also admired Billy Kilmer and Sonny Jurgensen, who both "made the game fun."

After playing days, entered the investment business and was involved with hotels, real estate and oil… Has also owned and operated a retail grocery business, driving range and tree farm in his home state of Texas.


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