Fort Wayne’s All-Time Greatest Series: Bernard Pollard, linebacker News-Sentinel names area’s all-time college football team

The South Side product only played two years at Purdue or he might have challenged some of the Boilermakers’ career records. After playing in 13 games and starting 12 as a freshman and getting 66 tackles, Pollard came back as a sophomore to do even better. He started all 12 games and led the team with 96 tackles and blocked four kicks. There were also two forced fumbles, five pass breakups and an interception. Pollard had 10 or more tackles against Notre Dame, Michigan and Arizona State in the Sun Bowl to earn second-team all-Big Ten honors.


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