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Countdown to the Big Game: Day 12

Former Miami Dolphins team of 1972, Al Jenkins (60) and Larry Little (66) are driven on the field for a half time celebration at an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Former Miami Dolphins team of 1972, Al Jenkins (60) and Larry Little (66) are driven on the field for a half time celebration at an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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Number 12 in our Countdown to the Big Game is a former SIU lineman.

Al Jenkins was selected in the third round of the 1969 NFL draft by the Cleveland Browns.

However, his biggest claim to fame came in 1972 as a member of the undefeated Miami Dolphins.

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

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