Countdown to the Big Game: Day 33 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Countdown to the Big Game: Day 33

Carolina Panthers' William Hampton, right, (31) outruns New York Giants quarterback Kurt Warner (13) for a 48-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) Carolina Panthers' William Hampton, right, (31) outruns New York Giants quarterback Kurt Warner (13) for a 48-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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Lets look at another Heartland football star at number 33.

Former Murray standout defensive back William Hampton took his game all the way to the National Football League.

Hampton's NFL career started with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2001 and concluded with the Carolina Panthers in 2004.

Despite playing on the defensive side of the ball, Hampton scored a touchdown in the NFL ranks.

For a full list of people from the Heartland with NFL ties, you can click here.

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