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Daryl Hunt
Daryl Hunt w Houston Oilers
Daryl Hunt was born in Odessa Texas November 3, 1956. The son of Odessa educators, he was the first African-American to play football at Texas football powerhouse Odessa Permian High School. He was a linebacker for six seasons for the Houston Oilers appearing in 78 career regular season games after being selected by the Oilers during the 6th round of the 1979 NFL Draft.

Hunt is considered one of the best University of Oklahoma football players of the Barry Switzer era. Hunt played linebacker and remains the OU career record-holder for tackles and was selected as an All-American in 1977 and 1978. He was a linebacker for six seasons for the Houston Oilers appearing in 78 career regular season games after being selected by the Oilers during the 6th round of the 1979 NFL Draft.

Hunt died of a massive heart attack while jogging in Houston on July 9, 2010 at the age of 53.

 

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Ector County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Ector County Unclaimed EstatesThese Deceased Residents of Ector County Left a total $510,002 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs. Please share this with your family and friends from Odessa, Gardendale and Goldsmith to let them know how to claim their inheritance from the Texas Comptroller's Office. . . see the list

 

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