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2012 Hall of Fame: Yo Murphy and Dale Guilford

October 1, 2012

From Idaho Falls High School- Yo Murphy:

Yo was a graduate of Idaho Falls High School in 1989. He participated on two undefeated football teams that claimed two state titles. He continued his career at the University of Idaho where he finished in the top 5 in school history in total receptions and touchdowns. Following graduation in 1995, he played professionally in the Canadian Football league for 7 years winning the Grey Cup Championship 2 times. Yo then moved into the Europe NFL for 3 years winning another Championship. He continued his playing career in the National Football League for another five years participating in the 2001 Super Bowl for the St. Louis Rams. Yo Murphy is the only professional football player to ever have played in all three league championship games.

From Skyline High School- Dale Guilford

Coach Guilford was a graduate of Lincoln Southeast H.S. in Lincoln Nebraska. Dale went to college at Morningside College in Sioux City Iowa where he played football. Following college, he started his professional career in Harmon Nebraska at Sioux City High School. After two years there, he moved to Montrice County H.S. in Wyoming. He began his teaching/coaching career at Skyline High School in 1973. The Fall season of 1986 he began as the head football coach at Skyline and continued through the 2009 season, winning three state titles in 1986, 1989, and again in 1992. In 23 seasons as Skyline’s Head Coach, Coach Guilford had 127 wins and 99 losses finishing with a career win percentage of .561. Although retired from teaching and coaching football, Dale continues to share his joy and passion with the athletes at Skyline by assisting with the track team.

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