Doug Legursky life and biography

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Doug Legursky biography

Date of birth : 1986-06-09
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Frankfurt, Germany
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-05
Credited as : Football player NFL, center for the Steelers, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Doug Legursky is an American football center and right guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.

PRO (9-0/0-0): Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers on February 12, 2009…signed to the Steelers practice squad on October 1, 2008…released by the Steelers on August 30, 2008…re-signed by the Steelers on August 2, 2008…was released by the Steelers on June 28, 2008…originally signed as a rookie free agent by the Steelers on April 28, 2007.

2009 (9-0): Played seven games as a reserve FB and RG…helped block for Rashard Mendenhall against the San Diego Chargers where he ran for 165 yards with two touchdowns…9/10 vs. Tennessee: Dressed but did not play…9/20 at Chicago: Dressed but did not play…9/27 at Cincinnati: Dressed but did not play…10/4 vs. San Diego: Played as a reserve at FB while helping pave the way for Rashard Mendenhall to rush 165 yards in 29 attempts (5.7 avg.) with two touchdowns…10/11 at Detroit: Played as a reserve at RG in place of Trai Essex…10/18 vs. Cleveland: Played as a reserve…10/25 vs. Minnesota: Did not play…11/9 at Denver: Played as a reserve…11/15 vs. Cincinnati: Dressed but did not play…11/22 at Kansas City: Saw action at RG…11/29 at Baltimore: Played as a reserve…12/6 vs. Oakland: Saw action as a reserve…12/10 at Cleveland: Dressed but did not play…12/20 vs. Green Bay: Played as a reserve…12/27 vs. Baltimore: Dressed but did not play…1/3 at Miami: Played as a reserve.

2008 (0-0): Spent time with the Steelers during the offseason prior to being released on June 28...resigned by the Steelers on August 2...released by the Steelers during final roster cuts on August 30...signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on October 1, where he stayed for the remainder of the season.

Was a three-time All-Conference USA selection…started 32 straight games for the Thundering Herd to close out his career…ranked among the strongest football players to play at Marshall and holds Marshall weight room records for the squat (705 lbs.) and the hang clean (430 lbs.)…majored in education. 2007: Started all 12 games at center and earned All-Conference USA honors for a second consecutive year from league coaches and the media...named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List....played in 47 consecutive games for Marshall. 2006: Started all 12 games at center for the Thundering Herd...was a 2006 Rimington Trophy nominee at the beginning of the season...earned first team All-Conference USA honors on both the media and coaches teams...Marshall’s strongest student-athlete in weight training. 2005: Started all 11 games along the offensive line for the Herd, 10 of them at center...was a 2005 Rimington Trophy nominee at the beginning of the season, the only true sophomore to be named to the watch list...earned second team All-Conference honors. 2004: Saw action in all 12 games along the offensive line and saw significant time at center as a true freshman.

Attended Woodrow Wilson High School...2003 Hunt Award Winner as the best lineman in the state of West Virginia... team captain and MVP for coach John Lilly...three-year starter and the 2003 state weightlifting champion (set three state records)...timed with a 4.9 40-yard dash...also a member of the track and field team...son of Lorrie and Wayne Legursky...has one brother (Jon) and one sister (Lisa Reed)...Full name: Wayne Douglas Legursky.

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