Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker was the featured guest on ‘In And Out Of Sports’ hosted by D.C. talk show legend Butch McAdams. Rucker grew up in Washington D.C., and attended Boston University. He entered the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 1970 and spent his first season in Dallas, where he was a member of the Cowboys’ Super Bowl winning team.
He would have a stop in New England before signing with the Browns in 1975. In Cleveland Rucker became on the NFL’s best wide receivers until he retired following the 1981 season. Rucker had 447 receptions, 44 touchdowns and averaged 15.8 yards per catch during his career.
Rucker would become the only player in history to do color analyst for a MLB team and an NFL team. Rucker was the color analysts for the Cleveland Indians (1982-84) and he worked NFL games on NBC from 1983-1988.
Click to hear the interview. ‘In And Out Of Sports’ is sponsored by Horton Funeral Service and Takoma Station.