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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Deron Cherry. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Deron Cherry, often where they are interviewed.

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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Deron Cherry. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Deron Cherry, often where they are interviewed.

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Kansas City Profiles Presented by Easton Roofing-At the Top of the Game On and Off the Field-Deron Cherry

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Raised in New Jersey as part of a large family, Deron Cherry was a star high school and college player, and then shrugged off being a free agent to become one of the great safeties in the NFL. His career after football has been every bit as accomplished, from business success to incredible charitable giving.
Oct 02 2020 · 1hr 3mins
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Chiefs Great Deron Cherry Interview

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Deron Leigh Cherry (born September 12, 1959) is a retired professional American football free safety who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1981 to 1991. Cherry was a free safety and punter at Rutgers University, intercepting a total of 9 passes over his three seasons, which he returned for 126 yards and two touchdowns. In 1979, he was named the team’s MVP. In 1979 and 1980, Cherry earned AP All-East honors. In 1981, he was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs, as a free agent but was released in the final teams cuts. Cherry rejoined the club as a safety, and made his first career interception against the Oakland Raiders

Cherry played high school football at Palmyra High School in Palmyra, New Jersey.[1]

Regarded as one of the best free safeties to have ever played the game, he was a six-time Pro Bowl selection from 1983–1988, starting in five of them in his 11 years with the Chiefs. Few other Chiefs players have been selected to this number of Pro Bowls. He had six 100 tackle seasons in his 11 years as a member of the Chiefs, with a career total of 927 tackles. He was a 5-time All-Pro in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1988. He was also a five-time 1st team All-AFC and two time 2nd team All-AFC selection. Cherry's 15 career fumble recoveries place him in a three-way tie for the Chiefs record. He ranks third on the Chiefs list of most interceptions, and is only the 26th player in the history of the NFL to reach the 50 interception plateau. In 1987, he was selected to the Chiefs 25 year All-Time Team. 

In 1987, he won the Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award.[2] Prior to receiving this award, he was the Chiefs NFL Man of the Year selection in 1987. This is the most prestigious award given by the NFL Players Association.[3]

He is actively involved in several civic organizations, including Special Olympics, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Project Warmth, Score 1 for Health, Camp Quality USA, and the United Negro College Fund.[citation needed] For the past 25 years, Cherry has hosted his Celebrity Invitational.[citation needed] This tournament has raised over $3 million to support the children of the Kansas City area. Cherry is a frequent guest speaker at civic, charitable, and corporate events throughout the country. 

In 1995, Cherry became a limited ownership partner in one of the NFL’s then-new expansion teams, the Jacksonville Jaguars. This made him the first minority owner of an NFL franchise in the league's history. Cherry is also a managing general partner with United Beverage, a local Anheuser-Busch distributor. 

In 2019, the Professional Football Researchers Association named Cherry to the PFRA Hall of Very Good Class of 2019 [4]
Sep 28 2020 · 7mins

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Deron Cherry

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Former Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Joe Valerio and sports writer Jeff Fedotin share stories about Deron Cherry, a Chiefs star who doesn't receive the attention he deserves. Valerio's former teammate made six Pro Bowls with the Chiefs and is in the Ring of Honor.

Aug 20 2020 · 29mins
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Softy and Dick H2 - Deron Cherry talks Chiefs football / Fun with Audio: Francesa flashback, personality changes, kids doing interviews

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Deron Cherry, former Chiefs safety, has the Kansas City perspective on Sunday's game. On Fun with Audio, Russell Wilson discusses the change in personality over the last couple of years, Earl Thomas' seven-year-old daughter conducts interviews, and Frank Caliendo does what Frank Caliendo does best. Textimonials react to the first two hours of the show at 49451.
Feb 01 2020 · 40mins

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Softy and Dick H2 - Deron Cherry talks Chiefs football / Fun with Audio: Francesa flashback, personality changes, kids doing interviews

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Deron Cherry, former Chiefs safety, has the Kansas City perspective on Sunday's game. On Fun with Audio, Russell Wilson discusses the change in personality over the last couple of years, Earl Thomas' seven-year-old daughter conducts interviews, and Frank Caliendo does what Frank Caliendo does best. Textimonials react to the first two hours of the show at 49451.
Feb 01 2020 · 40mins
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Deron Cherry, former Kansas City Chiefs safety, gives the KC perspective on the Super Bowl

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Feb 01 2020 · 10mins
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Chiefs legend Deron Cherry talks about Andy Reid's squad!

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Dec 15 2016 · 33mins