Texas legend, ex-NFL endless receiver and Olympic bullion medalist Johnny Lam Jones has died.
Olympic bullion medalist and former NFL endless receiver Johnny “Lam” Jones has died, the College of Texas Athletics introduced on Friday. He was 60.
Jones was a member of a U.S. Olympic Observe staff and gained a bullion award within a 4×100 scale send in 1976, when he was 18.
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Jones was additionally a distinguished propagandize athlete. He achieved endless receiver and operative again for a College of Texas Longhorns. He was named a MVP in 1978 and acquired All-American honors twice, in 1978 and 1979. Jones was inducted into a Longhorn Corridor of Honor in 1994.
He was a No. 2 sum select within a NFL breeze in 1980 and was picked adult by a New York Jets. He achieved 5 seasons with a Jets, finale with 2,322 yards and 13 touchdowns, USA At benefaction reported.
The Olympian was identified with Stage 4 a series of myeloma in 2005. The College of Texas mentioned he died “after a enlarged conflict with many cancers.”
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“He can be sorely missed however really not forgotten,” College of Texas soccer manager Tom Herman mentioned.