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Kordell Stewart

American football player from United States of America

Kordell Stewart, nicknamed "Slash" (born October 16, 1972), is a former American NFL quarterback. Stewart attended the University of Colorado and was drafted 60th in the 1995 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Playing for Colorado in 1994 he completed a Hail Mary pass to beat the University of Michigan 27-26, a play known as "The Miracle at Michigan." Among NFL quarterbacks, his 38 rushing touchdowns ranks second all-time, behind Steve Young's 43. The NFL Network named him #6 on its list of the 10 most versatile players in NFL history. Stewart was born in New Orleans and was raised in Marrero, Louisiana, where his father, Robert Stewart Sr., and older brother, Robert Jr., own a barber shop. Stewart's mother died from lung cancer when he was just 10 years old. As a result Stewart wore jersey number 10 throughout his playing career in high school, college, and the NFL as a tribute to his mom, and became an anti-smoking advocate. Stewart attended John Ehret High School in Marrero, La., and lettered in football. As a junior, he passed for 1,645 yards and 19 touchdowns. As a senior, he passed for 942 yards and 17 touchdowns, ran for another 923 yards and 23 touchdowns, and was named  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Slash
Date of birth
1972-10-16
Place of birth
New Orleans
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Robert Stewart Sr.
Spouse(s)
Porsha Stewart
Children
Syre
Siblings
Robert Stewart Jr.
Profession
American football player

Education

Institution From To
University of Colorado at Boulder

Athlete facts

Sports
American football

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