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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Walter Camp Alumni of Year

Former NFL All-Pro defensive back David Fulcher is the recipient of the 2009 Walter Camp "Alumni Award."

The Walter Camp "Alumni of the Year" award is bestowed on a worthy individual who has distinguished himself in the pursuit of excellence as an athlete, in his personal career and in doing good works for others.

"We are pleased to recognize David Fulcher with the Walter Camp Alumni Award," Foundation president Alphonse Paolillo, Jr. said. "David’s impressive playing career is just a small part of how great a person and friend he is, especially to this organization."

A native of Los Angeles, Calif., Fulcher was a standout collegian at Arizona State University and was a member of the 1985 Walter Camp All-America team. Selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round of the 1986 NFL Draft, Fulcher went on to play eight professional seasons (seven with the Bengals and one with the Los Angeles Raiders).

Considered one of the game’s hardest-hitting strong safeties, Fulcher was a three-time All-Pro selection (1988, 1989 and 1990) and was the 1989 NFL Defensive Back of the Year. His 31 interceptions rank third on the Bengals’ career list.

Fulcher will be honored at the organization’s national awards banquet on Jan. 16 at the Yale Commons.

Learn more about Walter Camp here.

The Foundation is offering a "Holiday Ticket Promotion" for the National Awards Dinner. Buy two tickets for $400 (a savings of $150) before December 25. Please call (203) 288-CAMP (288-2267) for more information.



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