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Today’s photo is of William “The Refrigerator” Perry. Perry was born in Aiken, South Carolina. He has stated in an interview that "Even when I was little, I was big."
He attended South Aiken High School, where he was a standout high school football player.
Perry became a legend at Clemson where he played for coach Danny Ford's Tigers from 1981 to 1984. He won a national championship in 1981, and was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American as a junior in 1983.
Perry went on to play for the Chicago Bears, winning a Super Bowl and scoring a touchdown. As years passed, his touchdown in the Super Bowl was considered a controversial decision by head coach Mike Ditka because legendary running back Walter Peyton was denied the chance to score a TD in the Super Bowl.
Here is an interesting old video about William and his brother, Michael Dean.
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