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Sherman Plunkett
Offensive tackle
Jersey #(s)
79, 70
Born April 17, 1933(1933-04-17)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Died November 18, 1989 (aged 56)
Baltimore, Maryland
Career information
Year(s) 19581967
NFL Draft 1956 / Round: 6 / Pick: 71
(By the Cleveland Browns)
College Maryland Eastern Shore
Professional teams
Career stats
Games played 132
Games started 0
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at
Career highlights and awards
  • AFL All-Star (1964, 1966)
  • American Football League Champion (1968)
  • World Champion (1968)

Sherman Eugene Plunkett (April 17, 1933 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – November 18, 1989) was an American football offensive tackle who played in the National Football League from (1958–1960) and in the American Football League from (1961–1967), for the San Diego Chargers and the New York Jets. He was an American Football League All-Star in 1964 and 1966. In his later playing years, he was most notable for his massive size. While the typical lineman in the 1960s weighed in at around 250-260 lb, Plunkett was almost 100 lb (45 kg). heavier.

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