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The Washington Football Team announced in a social media post the passing of former player and announcer Sam Huff.
NFL Hall of Famer Sam Huff past away Saturday night at Winchester Medical center (WMC).
Huff spent his early professional career with the New York Giants helping that team to six title games.
Huff was one of the first players to wear a microphone to be recorded for a documentary on the NFL in the 1950’s.
The middle linebacker played for Washington 1964-1967 and 1969 and became a coach for the team in 1970.
Washington also used Huff as color commentator for the team until he retired in 2012 according to his bio.
A West Virginia native Huff became the second WVU player to be inducted into the College Hall of fame and NFL Hall of Fame.
Huff was also a well known horse breeder and race enthusiast as well.
Huff died of natural causes at the age of 87.
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