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29. Reggie White

The late, great White was a brilliant defensive end. After two years in the USFL, he entered the NFL draft in 1985 and the Philadelphia Eagles snapped him up. At the start of the season, nobody knew who he was. But by the end, he was the NFC Defensive Rookie of the Year.

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He missed the first few games but made a massive difference when he finally broke onto the scene. White had 10 tackles and two-and-a-half sacks in his very first game. Over 13 games, White made 100 tackles and 13 sacks. That set him on the path to his legendary Hall of Fame career.

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