Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/6/11
Darryl Talley, a Buffalo Bills great, was honored and inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame this September at the Waterfront hotel in Morgan. The former West Virginia linebacker graduated from WVU in 1982, and ended his career on top of the school’s all-time tackles list with 489 (he is now second behind Grant Wiley, 492.) He had 28 tackles for loss, 19 sacks and five interceptions in his collegiate career. Born July 10th, 1960, Darryl has kids in college now and has owned a traffic control company for almost 12 years. As Talley was honored by WVU on Friday, the one thing all of Talley’s friends and former teammates said was how much Talley taught them along the way. Cornelius Bennett, a fierce competitor himself on the field, mentioned sitting in the locker the day he was traded to the Bills. “Darryl came over and introduced himself and told me to put the playbook away saying everything I needed to know he would teach me!” Bennett was just one of many players that Talley had a close relationship with, as former Bills teammate and NFL Hall of Famer Bruce Smith roomed with Talley during their time in Buffalo. “Darryl is family,” Smith [...]
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