Deron Cherry - Honoree 2001

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Deron Cherry is a Mt. Holly Pro Day inductee for 2001.  Born September 12, 1959, Deron attended Palmyra High School where he was the quarterback for the football team.  He then played for Rutgers University where he was a strong safety and punter.

Deron entered the pro ranks as a rookie free agent punter, making him one of the most successful free agents in NFL history.  He played with the Kansas City Chiefs where he was one of the most celebrated and popular players in franchise history.

His achievements on the field include...

  • In six straight Pro Bowls (1983-88)
  • Selected to the Chiefs 25-Year All-Time team in 1987
  • Six 100-tackle seasons
  • In 148 career games, he had 927 tackles, 50 interceptions, 15 fumble recoveries and three touchdowns
  • Led Chiefs in tackles four times and in interceptions on six occasions
  • Won AFC interception title in 1986 with nine


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