John Stallworth is a former professional wide receiver. He played college football at Alabama A&M where he was an All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference receiver for Alabama A&M in 1972 and 1973
Stallworth played 14 NFL seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is considered to be one of the best wide receivers in NFL history and was the Steelers' fourth-round draft pick in 1974. Stallworth played in six AFC championships, and went to four Super Bowls. His career statistics included 537 receptions for 8,723 yards and 63 touchdowns. Stallworth's reception total was a franchise record until being surpassed by Hines Ward in 2005. Stallworth played in three Pro Bowls and was the Steelers' two-time MVP. In Super Bowl XIII, Stallworth caught a record-tying 75-yard touchdown pass from Terry Bradshaw that was crucial in the 35-31 win over the Dallas Cowboys. Stallworth battled a series of fibula, foot, ankle, knee and hamstring injuries that forced him to miss 44 regular-season games.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002 and was inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame in 2014.