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John Elliott
Date of birth October 26, 1944 (1944-10-26) (age 65)
Place of birth Beaumont, Texas
Position(s) Defensive Tackle
College Texas
Common Draft 1967 / Round 7
Jersey Number 80
Career highlights
AFL All-Star 1968, 1969
AFC-NFC
Pro Bowl
1970
Honors 2× First-team All-NFL/AFL (1969, 1970)
1× Second-team All-AFL (1968)
1× All-WFL (1974)
Stats
Statistics
Teams
1967-1969
1970-1973
1974
AFL New York Jets
NFL New York Jets
WFL New York Stars

John Elliott (born October 26, 1944 in Beaumont, Texas) was a college and professional American football defensive tackle. He played collegiately for the University of Texas, and in 1967 was drafted by the American Football League's New York Jets. As a rookie, he started for the Jets in their defeat of the Oakland Raiders in the 1968 AFL Championship Game, and then in the third AFL-NFL World Championship Game, helping them defeat the heavily favored Baltimore Colts in one of the AFL's greatest games. He played for the AFL's Jets through 1969, and then for the National Football League Jets from 1970 through 1973. Elliott played for the New York Stars of the World Football League in 1974.[1]

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