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Countdown to the Big Game: Day 9

Carl Mauck, center for Houston Oilers in an unknown location in 1979. (AP Photo) Carl Mauck, center for Houston Oilers in an unknown location in 1979. (AP Photo)
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Our Countdown to the Big Game continues with number 9.

Former Saluki offensive lineman Carl Mauck is a McLeansboro native and 1969 Baltimore Colts draft pick.

He enjoyed an iron man-type career for 13 seasons with the Colts, Dolphins, Chargers and Oilers.

Mauck once played in 156 straight games.

He also enjoyed an outstanding NFL coaching career, along with a final coaching stint with SIU.

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

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