Michael Dean Perry

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Michael Dean Perry lining up for a tackle

Michael Dean Perry was born in Aiken, South Carolina on August 27, 1965, and he attended South Aiken High School. Perry was a defensive lineman for Clemson University, and he set the record for the most sacks in school history. Perry was drafted in the second round by the Cleveland Browns in 1988. He played ten years in the NFL and was selected to the Pro Bowl 6 times.

He won the AFC Defensive Player of the Year in 1989. Perry played his ten year career with the Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, and Kansas City Chiefs. He was named First-team All-Pro in 1989, and 1990, and Second-Team All-Pro in 1991, and 1994.  He finished his career with 534 tackles, 61 sacks, and 13 forced fumbles.  Michael Dean Perry currently lives with his wife in Charlotte, NC and owns A1 Transport.

Photo courtesy of the Clemson Tigers

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