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Williams, Erik ‘Big Kat’

Pro Set 1991, #799

Cards: ProSet 1991, Fleer 1995
Acquired: TTM 2021, C/o Home
Sent: 7/1 Received: 8/2 (32 days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Erik Williams played for tiny NAIA Central State, OH.

  • A small school find by the Cowboys, he was selected in the 3rd round of the 1991 draft.

  • Did not become starter until 1992, when he dislodged starter Nate Newton from his RT position.

  • Sat out a good portion of the 1994 season due to a freak car accident that he was injured badly in.

  • Played for the Cowboys from 1991-2000 and one final season in Baltimore.

ACCOLADES:

  • Pro Bowl 1993, 1996, 1997, 1999

  • All Pro 1993, 1995, 1996

  • Central Ohio Hall of Fame 2010
Fleer 1995, #102

NOTES:

Erik was nicknamed Big E, but for some reason we heard Big Kat a lot. I never got Erik at training camp all those years ago. He just always seemed to skip by me.

Lytle, Matt

Card: Playoff Contenders European Ticket 2000
Acquired: 2021, Future Considerations

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Matt played from 1995-98 for Pitt, throwing for 3738 yards and 26 TDs.

  • Undrafted in 99,  he signed with the Carolina Panthers but ultimately did not make the squad 52 man roster.

  • The Panthers later assigned him to NFL Europe in 2000, where Matt played for the Rhein Fire, backing up Danny Wuerffel.

  • Claimed off of waivers by the Seattle Seahawks he’d be on and off the team’s practice squad during 2000, before the Panthers reclaimed him.

  • He made his only start of his career in 2001 in a blowout loss to the Rams.

  • Lytle joined the Alouettes in the CFL for 2002, backing up Anthony Calvillo at QB.

  • He then was in camp with the Ravens in 2003, and then later the Colorado Crush of the Arena league, but ultimately retired after failing to make the roster of the Crush in 2004.

NFL

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NFLE

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CFL

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Nord, Kendrick ‘Kenny’

2000 Playoff Contenders, #186

Card: Playoff Contenders European Ticket 2000
Acquired: 2021, Future Considerations

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Kendrick Nord played QB at Grambling St. from 1993-95.

  • With excellent mobility and arm strength, he was 399/832 for 6581 yards and 64 TDs to 42 interceptions over his college career.

  • He was not selected in the 1996 NFL Draft, but saw time in camp with the Saints, Titans and Eagles.

  • Joined the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football league, where he saw action primarily at receiver, catching 25 passes, while moonlighting at QB and DB.

  • Kendrick played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in ’99 attempting 5 passes.

  • In 2000 he was signed by the Ravens and allocated to the NFLE Frankfurt Galaxy, and then later joined the Rhein Fire.

  • Played for the Arena Football League’s New York Dragons in 2001, catching 12 passes.

NFLE

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ARENA

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