Urlacher was a two-time All-American at the University of New Mexico. The Lovington Large Faculty grad also led the nation in tackles his junior yr. He produced into a leading 10 NFL draft decide on.
He was inducted alongside the likes of Peyton Manning, Marshall Faulk and Steve Spurrier. Urlacher only experienced one scholarship present out of significant school, and that was to engage in for the Lobos.
“I was not pondering about going wherever past college or university, honestly,” he explained. “Just to get there and have a prospect to get my school compensated for and engage in 4 a long time of soccer was a huge possibility for me. No one from my hometown definitely bought that possibility, so it was remarkable for me to get a prospect to go there. And then to have the good results I did, I never ever observed that coming.”
Urlacher is also a semifinalist for the Professional Football Hall of Fame. That course will be declared in February at the Tremendous Bowl.