Columnist for Tuff Stuff magazine (Late 90s-early 00)
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The Fearsome Foursome | David 'Deacon' Jones
6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Unlike many black people then [in the segregated South of the 1950s] I was determined not to be what society said I was. Thank God I had the ability to play a violent game like football. It gave me an outlet for the anger in my heart.
After retiring from football, he was radio broadcaster for the Los Angeles Rams on radio, did TV roles and commercials and created the Deacon Jones Foundation in Anaheim Hills, which provides expenses for poor students in college in exchange their commitment to do volunteer work back in their own communities.
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