This Ozzie Newsome autograph is boldly signed in black Sharpie pen on this Cleveland Browns mini helmet and has been authenticated by the world's premier autograph authentication service - JSA. This item comes with matching JSA Witness Certificate. Ozzie added "HOF 99" as an additional inscription.
Ozzie Newsome is a former American football tight end for the Cleveland Browns, and the current general manager of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Newsome was inducted into both the College Football Hall of Fame (1994) and the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1999).
Newsome did not miss a game in his 13-year NFL career, playing in 198 consecutive games as a Brown with 191 starts. He finished his career with 662 receptions and 7,980 yards, both Cleveland franchise records, and 47 touchdowns, fifth all-time.
Career highlights and awards
3× Pro Bowl (1981, 1984, 1985)
2× First-team All-Pro (1979, 1984)
4× Second-team All-Pro (1980, 1981, 1983, 1985)
NFL 1980s All-Decade Team
Consensus All-American (1977)
2× First-team All-SEC (1976, 1977)
As an executive
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXV, XLVII)