Clarence Verdin

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Clarence Verdin
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Position: Wide receiver / Punt returner
Personal information
Born: (1963-06-14) June 14, 1963 (age 55)
Verdunville, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: 160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High school: Bourg (LA) South Terrebonne
College: Louisiana–Lafayette
Supplemental draft: 1984 / Round: 3
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 118
Games started: 25
Receptions: 82
Receiving yards: 1,329
Return yards: 6,580
Total Touchdowns: 12
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Player stats at PFR

Clarence Verdin (born June 14, 1963) is a former American football wide receiver who played for nine seasons in the National Football League (NFL) from 1986 to 1994, six of those with the Indianapolis Colts. During his time with the Colts, he was famous for his end-zone celebration known as "The Verdance". He was selected for two Pro Bowls as a punt returner. He also played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 1996, but was released after five games.

Verdin played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and played two seasons in the United States Football League for the Houston Gamblers.

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