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Sherrill Headrick

Born: 1937-03-13 - Died: 2008-09-10
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Death Summary: Headrick died at the age of 71 after battling cancer. He was diagnosed with it in September of 2007 and was told he only had a few months to live, although he made it almost another year.

They told him that chemotherapy would not help the tumor that spread from his liver to his adrenal glands and his right lung.

Who was Sherrill Headrick : Sherrill Headrick was an American football linebacker who entered the American Football League in 1960 as a Dallas Texan after playing college ball at Texas Christian University. Once the NFL came about, he went to the Kansas City Chiefs.

He is known for playing a full game with a fractured vertebra. This combined with the fact that he banged his head against his locker repeatedly earned him the nickname "Psycho". He was a Cincinnati Bengal when he finished his NFL career.
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  1. Dick Faulds Says:

    I live in Dansville New York where in 1999 his daughter hope and his grand daughter SHANDON BRIGGS (NUTGIRL) move to sparta to live with carol Sherrill’s first wife.Carol once told me a that Sherrill had a choice between the cowboys or the texans and he ask her to pick, she told me that she told him to go with the texans it sounded more texas the rest is well you know the rest.After reading that her grandfather banged his head into the locker know I know where she gets it from!Oh ya my friends didn’t thinks that her grandfather really played in the first super bowl but once they saw his football cards they knew that Shandon was no doubt her grand daughter.The kicker was they have the very same nose.I know the feeling of pain I have been in a wheel chair since 7/4/77.I broke my back.. rest in peace Carol,Hope,Shandon….Dick Faulds

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