Louis Breeden

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          Release: 10/19/2013
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Louis Breeden, North Carolina Central - Breeden was a four-year letterwinner at North Carolina Central. He is tied for fourth among NCCU's career interceptions leaders with 17 and led the team in interceptions for three straight seasons (1974-1976).
 
Breeden holds the NCCU record for career punt return average with 20.2 yards per return. He is also tied for fourth in single season interceptions with seven for NCCU. He received All-MEAC second team honors in 1974 and was an All-MEAC first team selection in 1975 and 1976. The Cincinnati Bengals selected Breeden in the seventh round of the 1977 NFL Draft, where he played 11 seasons.
 
On November 8, 1981, he set a club record with a 102 yard interception return against San Diego. He was named to the All-Pro first team in 1982 and inducted into the NCCU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1985. He was named one of NCCU's Centennial 100 Sports Legends in 2009. Breeden is a co-founder of the Curtis-Breeden Foundation, which raises over $300,000 for local charities in Cincinnati.

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