1984 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame Class
Rusty Tillman (Football, 1966-69)
An outstanding defensive end, linebacker and tight end for the Lumberjacks, Tillman became one of the National Football League's premier linebackers and special team players for the Washington Redskins from 1970-77. He played a key role in George Allen's Redskins reaching Super Bowl VII in Los Angeles in 1973 against the Miami Dolphins. He later became tight end and special teams coach for the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL.