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Five For Fighting – Mile-High MoTown Revue

By: Scott Burnstein, November 3, 2015, 10:10 pm

FIVE FOR FIGHTING – Top University of Colorado Buffalo Football Players From Detroit During The Bill McCartney Era (1982-1994 – the subject of this week’s new 30-for-30 on ESPN)

1. Charles Johnson (Birmingham DCD) – Quarterbacked DCD to a state title as a prepster, quarterbacked CU to a National Championship

2. Michael Westbrook (Detroit Chadsey) – All-American wide out, NFL First-Rd. Draft pick, forever a Buffalo Baller Legend for being on the receiving end of “The Catch”

3. Sam Rogers (OL St. Mary’s) – Prototypical outside linebacker, fast, aggressive, smart sideline-to-sideline, longtime NFL’er, spending most of his decade-long career with the Buffalo Bills

4. Alan Chrite (Detroit Chadsey) – Emotional sparkplug of a linebacker and leader, one of McCartney’s first team captains in Boulder

5. Leonard Renfro (OL St. Mary’s) – An Eaglets’ Nest All-Time Sir-Grind-A-Lot in the trenches as an elite defensive tackle at the high school & college level, had a cup of coffee in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles (1993 First-Rd pick)