Athletes From Virginia

Virginia has produced a number of Athletes who have made it big. These include Paul DePodesta, Clarence Clemons, LaShawn Merritt, Crystal Cox, Lon Myers and others.

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Clarence Clemons
(Musicians)

Clarence Clemons
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Birthdate: January 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 18, 2011

Clarence Clemons, also popular as The Big Man, gained fame as the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. While he joined the Maryland State College on both football and music scholarships, a car accident later ended his football dreams. He also had his own band, The Red Bank Rockers.

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Paul DePodesta
(Chief strategy officer)

Paul DePodesta
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Birthdate: December 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Best recognized as the chief strategy officer of NLF's Cleveland Browns, Paul DePodesta played both football and baseball while attending Harvard University, from where he earned his degree in economics. Shortly, he began his career as baseball executive for Cleveland Indians, thereafter serving various other baseball clubs, including New York Mets, before joining Cleveland Browns as the chief strategy officer.  

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LaShawn Merritt
(American track and field athlete)

LaShawn Merritt
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Birthdate: June 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer

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Crystal Cox
(Athlete)

Crystal Cox
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Birthdate: March 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries

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Lon Myers
(Athlete)

Lon Myers
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Birthdate: February 16, 1858
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 16, 1899

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Hafsatu Kamara
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Birthdate: December 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius