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Schreiber, Adam

After a notable college football career at the University of Texas, Schreiber had a distinguished 15-year career in the NFL.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. February 20, 1962

Career Highlights:
After an outstanding career at Texas, Adam was drafted in the ninth round (243rd overall) by the Seattle Seahawks in the 1984 NFL Draft. Over the next 15 years, Schreiber played for a number of teams in the NFL. From 1990-1993, he was a mainstay for the Minnesota Vikings and appeared in 63 out of a possible 64 regular season games for the Vikes; one of his teammates was tight end Brent Novoselsky.

Schreiber then played for the New York Giants and appeared in every regular season game for them from 1994-1996. In 1997, he moved to the Atlanta Falcons and was a member of the Falcons' 1998 Super Bowl team. After the 1998 season, Schreiber retired, having played 200 career games.

Galveston, Texas

Career Dates:
Schreiber played on the offensive line at the University of Texas from 1980-1983. He then played in the NFL as a center and guard for the Seattle Seahawks (1984), the New Orleans Saints (1985), the Philadelphia Eagles (1986-1988), the New York Jets (1988-1989), the Minnesota Vikings (1990-1993), the New York Giants (1994-1996), and the Atlanta Falcons (1997-1998).

Physical description:
6'4", 290 pounds

Career Statistics:
In the NFL:
Games: 200
Kick returns: 1
Kick return yards: 5

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