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Jan31, 2015

ART PROGRAM: Officially Licensed by the NFL

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The Foundation is proud to carry Deacon’s mission forward with a charitable merchandise program that brings fine art pieces, officially licensed by the National Football League, directly to sports fans around the United States. We have teamed up with world renowned artists to offer limited edition works of art officially licensed by the NFL.

Nov10, 2014

Remembering Deacon Jones

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Deacon Jones, who had had an obscure college career preceding his 14th-round selection by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1961 draft, quickly blossomed into a superb defensive end. Blessed with speed, agility, and quickness, the “Deacon” became one of the finest pass rushers in the business. Yet had it not been for the chance […]

Nov10, 2014

Deacons Jones Pro Football Hall of Fame Speech August 2nd 1980

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Deacon Jones: Commissioner Rozelle. Mr. Schreiber, Mayor Cmich, fellow Enshrinees and Hall of Fame Presenter. Violence in its many forms is an involuntary quest for identity. When our identity is endangered we feel certain we have a mandate for war. In 1957 David Jones, a tough, unwavering outspoken student from the black South Carolina State […]