Carl Birdsong (born January 1, 1959 in Kaufman, Texas) is an American former professional football player who was a punter for the St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL) from 1981 to 1985.
|Born:||January 1, 1959|
Kaufman, Texas, U.S.
|College||Southwestern Oklahoma State|
|NFL draft||1981 / Round:|
|1981–1985||St. Louis Cardinals|
|Career highlights and awards|
Birdsong attended Crockett Junior High School in Amarillo, Texas. Birdsong graduated from Amarillo High School and then attended West Texas State University before transferring to, and graduating from, Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Birdsong made the Pro Bowl in 1983, but for an elite punter his professional career was short – by 1986, Birdsong was out of the NFL.
Personal life edit
Married to Shylan Birdsong, Carl Birdsong is the father of Shylana and Orry Birdsong.
He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State with honors from its School of Pharmacy. Upon completing his college degree he became a pharmacist with Maxor National Pharmacy Services Corporation in Amarillo, and currently serves as the company's President and Chief Compliance Officer.
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