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On this Date 1974 - HOF Bob Matheson Helps Dolphins Win Super Bowl

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 01/13/20, 8:45AM EST

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On this day in history, Bob Matheson helped his Miami Dolphins win a Super Bowl title.

January 13, 1974 - On this day in history, Bob Matheson helped his Miami Dolphins win a Super Bowl title as they defeated the Minnesota Vikings 24-7 to become world champions.  This was the second Super Bowl Matheson won with the Dolphins. The linebacker, a former Duke star, was a native of Boone. Matheson was drafted in 1967 by the Cleveland Browns. He played thirteen season in the NFL, nine of those with Miami. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1998.

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