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Robert Kalsu gave the extreme sacrifice for his country

Sports fans, please never forget what Bob Kalsu gave this country. He was the real deal regardless of your feelings toward politics and war. A person of worth gave of himself in a way that canot be matched. One of the men and women that suffered the extreme sacrifice for his beliefs in this Nation.
Robert Kalsu,, played football at the University of Oklahoma.  He went on to play in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills.  Kalsu served his country in the United States Army and was killed-in-action in the Viet Nam war. He was the only NFL player to lose his life in that war.


Robert Kalsu, thank you.





Dan Darragh (10) runs with the ball as Bob Kalsu (61) looks on. Photo by Robert L Smith




For an extensive look at Robert Kalsu and his family:  http://grantland.com/features/robert-mays-lifelong-sacrifices-made-kalsu-family/

About Fred Pahlke

Fred Pahlke, an Oklahoma native has viewed over 10,000 sporting events in his 64 years. A season ticket holder of the Oklahoma City Thunder, former season tickect holder for the Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma City University Chiefs/Stars, he is an expert in both professional and college basketball and football. A high school athlete at Classen High School in basketball and tennis, he played amateur tennis after high school in the Missouri Valley Tennis Association. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, he taught in the public schools for 6 years before becoming a building administrator in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for 31 years, 28 as the Principal of various schools in the district. Fredsportsextra has recorded 101, 410 article views in its first ten months, from August 2015 through May 2016.

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