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Terry Barr

Born: Aug 10, 1935

Death: May 28, 2009

Birthplace: Grand Rapids

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Terry Barr

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1935
Date of Death : May 28, 2009
Birth Place : Grand Rapids

Terry Albert Barr was an American football player. He played professional football for nine seasons in the National Football League for the Detroit Lions from 1957 to 1965. He began his NFL career as a defensive back and return specialist and later became one of the best pass receivers in the NFL. He played in the Pro Bowl in both 1963 and 1964, led the NFL with 13 touchdown receptions in 1963, and was among the NFL leaders with 1,086 receiving yards in 1963 and 1,030 receiving yards in 1964. Over his nine-year NFL career, Barr appeared in 102 games and caught 227 passes for 3,810 yards and 35 touchdowns. Barr also played college football as a halfback for the University of Michigan from 1954 to 1956. He was selected as the Most Valuable Player on the 1955 Michigan Wolverines football team and was inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor in 1994.


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