Fred Dryer

CMG Speaks presents Fred Dryer

Fred Dryer

TV Personality, Actor, Former NFL Defensive End & Radio Host

"As far as deeds go, he has had as much impact on the game as anybody in the Hall of Fame. It's not just about wins, but excellence. If it were just about wins, 95 percent of the people in the Hall wouldn't be there." - Fred Dryer

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About Fred Dryer

 John Frederick Dryer is an American actor, radio host, screenwriter and former professional football player. He was a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 years, participating in 176 games starting in 1969 until his retirement in 1981. He recorded 103 career sacks with the New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams. He is the only NFL player to score two safeties in one game. Following his retirement from football, Dryer had a successful career as a film and television actor, notably starring in the series Hunter, with his height of 6 ft 6 inches and physique proving useful for action roles. Second-team All-Pro (1974), Pro Bowl in 1975. NFL sacks leader 1974, First-team Little All-American 1968. He appeared on CHiPs as Lt. John LeGarre in the Season 5 episode Force Seven, a secret LAPD unit implemented for special situations. Dryer’s best-known acting role came in the 1980s television crime drama Hunter, in which he co-starred with Stepfanie Kramer, followed by Darlanne Fluegel, then Lauren Lane. Dryer also starred in the action-thriller movie Death Before Dishonor as well as Mike Land in the TV series Land’s End.

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