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Former Towson football plater named Modern-Era nominee for Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Posted at 7:30 PM, Sep 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-12 19:30:56-04

TOWSON, Md. — Former Towson University player Sean Landeta has been selected as a Modern-Era player nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2020, the organization announced on Thursday.

Landeta is one of 122 players, including just 16 special teams players, to be selected as Modern-Era player nominees.

He was a 22-year professional in the National Football League and played in 284 games and had 1,401 punts, averaging 43.3 yards an attempt for a total of 60,707 punting yards. Landeta was a member of the NFL’s 1980s All-Decade Team and 1990’s All-Decade Team.

He is a two-time Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants plus was a three-time All-Pro player.