Jarvis Blinks was there!
Special Education Teachers
Source: Many Junior High SchoolMrs. Nicole Johnson
Mrs. Hollie Hodge
Mrs. Sheila Williams
Mrs. Arletha Boagni
Mr. Wade Funderburk
Mr. Jarvis Blinks
Mr. Billy Spillman
I recently wrote to Mr. Blinks to see if he is indeed the same Jarvis Blinks who played for the Seahawks. His reply is shown below. I'd like to extend my thanks and appreciation to Mr. Blinks for the courtesy of a reply and for allowing us to publish his letter on this site.
From: Jarvis Blinks
Yes, I am that person that was drafted by the Seahawks in 1976.
Approximately ten days prior to the final cut, I was injured. My injury
not respond to treatment, so I was unable to run or play my position.
led to my being put on waviers and released from the team. Presently, I
a teacher/coach in my hometown of Many, LA.
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 12:19 PM
Seattle Picks Ex-Husky Quarterback
SEATTLE (AP.) -
Others selected on the second and last day of the draft included
Bob Bos of Iowa State, linebacker Randy Coffield of Florida
State, punter Keith Muehr of Southwestern Louisiana, wide
receiver Ron Barnett of Texas-Arlington, running back Andy
Reid of Georgia and defensive back Jarvis Blinks of Northwestern
Louisiana, and Jeff Urcyzk of Georgia Tech.
SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 1976
IDAHO STATE JOURNAL