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Michael Strahan OR

Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan

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On the heels of a big break-up, the Gossip Girl creator found herself lacking a million things. Among them was confidence. “I was just with someone who told me he loved me, who was my best friend, who was going to pay for grad school, and then the next day, he didn’t. Suddenly I was starting my story from square one. I felt like there was nothing holding me back,” she said.

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As a senior with the Texas Southern Tigers, Strahan was selected All-America first team by The Poor Man's Guide to the NFL Draft, The Sheridan Network, Edd Hayes Black College Sports Report and the Associated Press. He recorded 68 tackles with a school-record 19 quarterback sacks and 32 tackles totaling 142 yards in losses. He was also selected Division I-AA Defensive Player of the Year by The Poor Man's Guide and Edd Hayes Black College Sports Report. In 1992, he was named First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference and the SWAC's Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. He was also named Black College Defensive Player of the Year. As a junior in 1991, Strahan led the SWAC with 14.5 quarterback sacks. His 41.5 career sacks is a Texas Southern record.

A Blue Origin New Shepard rocket launches on December 11, 2021, in West Texas near Van Horn. The NS-19 mission took Laura Shepard Churchley, eldest daughter of famed NASA astronaut Alan Shepard, Television talk show host Michael Strahan and paying passengers Dylan Taylor, Evan Dick, Lane Bess and Cameron Bess into space. (Source: edition.cnn.com)

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Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket launches carrying TV celebrity and former NFL football great Michael Strahan along with other passengers from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. Joining Strahan on the short space flight are Laura Shepard Churchley, the oldest daughter of America's first astronaut, Alan Shepard, as well as four paying customers. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Blue Origin's latest space passengers walk the booster landing pad from left Laura Shepard Churchley, Michael Strahan, Dylan Taylor, Lane Bess, Cameron Bess and Evan Dick arrive for media interviews at the spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket launches carrying TV celebrity and former NFL football great Michael Strahan along with other passengers from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. Joining Strahan on the short space flight are Laura Shepard Churchley, the oldest daughter of America's first astronaut, Alan Shepard, as well as four paying customers. (AP Photo/LM Otero) (Source: www.giants.com)

 

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