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Jimmie Giles

Jimmie Giles

Jimmie Giles, Jr;, is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the third round of the 1977 NFL Draft. A 6 ft 3 in, 238 lb tight end from Alcorn State University, Giles played in 13 NFL seasons from 1977 to 1989. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, Giles's career flourished as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the early and mid-1980s, despite being used mainly as a blocker during several seasons in which he fell into disfavor with the coaching staff. Giles' benching coincided with a training-camp holdout, the first in Buccaneer history by a player under contract, and the difficult Doug Williams negotiations that resulted in his ... more on Wikipedia

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