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 all-American, was a native of Boone. Matheson was drafted in the first round in 1967 by the Cleveland Browns. He played 13 seasons in the NFL, nine of those with Miami, and was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1998.
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