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Texas Tech Pros: Curtis Wayne Jordan

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Curtis Wayne Jordan was born on January 25, 1954, in Lubbock, Texas. Jordan played safety for Texas Tech. Curtis Jordan lettered for the Texas Tech Red Raiders in 1973, 1974 and 1975. In those seasons, Texas Tech's record was 11-1, 6-4-2, 6-5. Jordan was drafted in the sixth round and 158th pick of the 1976 NFL Draft to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played for the Buccaneers from 1976-1980. In 1981 Jordan went to the Washington Redskins and played there from 1981-1986. In 1986 Jordan retired From the Washington Redskins.

In 1982 there was a NFL player strike and in the time off Jordan was involved in the food Industry. After Jordan retired he came back to Lubbock where he owns Cujo's Sports Bar, 50th Street Caboose, and the Copper Caboose. In July 2009, he opened the first Five Guys Burgers and Fries chain outlet in Lubbock. Within five weeks, the restaurant was ranked No. 2 in Texas for sales.

Career stats: 17 INT , 9 FR, 1TD  

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