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Todd Christensen

Player of American Football
Male
Born Aug 3, 1956
Age 59
Hometown Bellefonte, Penns...
Team New York Giants +...
Position Tight end
Draft Year 1978
Draft Round 2
Draft Pick 56

Todd Jay Christensen is a former professional American football player and a current sports broadcaster for the CBS Sports Network.

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CHILDHOOD

1956 Birth Christensen was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, on August 3, 1956, to Ned Jay and June Christensen. … Read More

TWENTIES

1977 20 Years Old At BYU, Christensen was a four-year starter (1974–77) at running back, led the team for three consecutive seasons in receiving and was an All-Western Athletic Conference selection in 1977. … Read More
1978 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He graduated with a degree in social work in 1978 before embarking on his pro career.
1982 25 Years Old After three seasons of unspectacular statistics (including the Raiders' Super Bowl winning campaign in 1980), Christensen broke out in 1982, catching 42 balls for 510 yards and 4 TD's in the strike-shortened season, helping the Raiders to the best record in the NFL. … Read More
1984 27 Years Old Christensen topped 1,000 yards again in 1984, catching 82 passes in the process. … Read More
1986 29 Years Old The 1986 NFL season was Christensen's last big one statistically. … Read More

THIRTIES

1987 30 Years Old Christensen's 1987 campaign was cut short, but in 12 games he still managed to catch 47 balls (a little less than 4 a game). … Read More
1990 33 Years Old After retiring from football, Christensen became a broadcaster, co-hosting the second half of the first season of American Gladiators with Mike Adamle. He later joined the NFL on NBC as a color commentator from 1990 to 1994, teaming up with Charlie Jones for the first 4 years, see List of NFL on NBC commentator pairings. … Read More

FORTIES

2000 43 Years Old In 2000, Christensen was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.
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