Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. is an American former professional football player, a linebacker with the Baltimore Ravens for his entire 17-year career in the National Football League. He played college football for the Miami Hurricanes, earned All-America honors. Lewis was drafted by the Ravens in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft, upon his retirement following the 2012 season, was the last remaining active player from the team's inaugural season. Lewis pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in connection with the stabbing deaths of two men in 2000; the following season, he won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year and led the Ravens' record-setting defense to victory in Super Bowl XXXV. Lewis became the second linebacker to win the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, the first to win the award on the winning Super Bowl team. Lewis won his second Defensive Player of the Year award in 2003, becoming the sixth player to win the award multiple times. After a triceps tear that sidelined him for most of the 2012–13 season, Lewis returned for the Ravens' playoff run and earned his second Super Bowl victory in his final NFL game.
On February 3, 2018, the fifth anniversary of his final game, Lewis was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Due to his numerous accolades and prodigious football play, Lewis is considered to be one of the greatest middle linebackers in NFL history, he was a 13-time Pro Bowler, a 10-time All-Pro, one of the few players in NFL history to play in a Pro Bowl in three different decades. He is considered to be the greatest Baltimore Raven of all time. Lewis was born in Florida, he is the older brother of former University of Maryland running back Keon Lattimore. Lewis was an All-American linebacker for the football team at Kathleen High School in Lakeland. In addition, he was a prolific wrestler for the school, his father was absent most of his life, a cycle through generations, but he was a record-setting high school wrestler before he was incarcerated for drug-related offenses. He revealed that his stepfather was abusive towards his mother, got a deck of 52 playing cards to start his push-up regimen, so he could get stronger to protect her.
This was the reason behind choosing the #52 jersey in his professional career. Lewis enrolled in the University of Miami, where he was a member of the Miami Hurricanes football team; as a freshman, he was an immediate contributor and became a starter for the Hurricanes' final five games. He compiled 81 tackles, two sacks, two tackles for loss, four pass deflections en route to being named to the freshman All-American team. In his sophomore season, Lewis earned first-team All-Big East honors. Lewis led the Big East with 153 tackles and contributed nine tackles for a loss, two sacks, an interception for a Hurricanes team that had the nation's top-ranked defense and finished No. 6 in both the writers' and coaches' polls. Lewis's junior campaign was more successful, as he was again named to the All-American and All-Big East teams, finished as runner-up for the Butkus Award, given to the top linebacker in college football. Lewis finished his junior season with 160 tackles, the second highest in University of Miami team history after Ed Weisacosky's 164 in 1965.
Lewis totaled eight tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions, a forced fumble, four pass deflections and one touchdown. Against the West Virginia Mountaineers, Lewis contributed. Lewis led the Big East in tackles his last two seasons and accumulated the fifth most in Miami history despite playing only three seasons. After the 1995 season, Lewis decided to forgo his final year of college eligibility and enter the NFL draft; the Baltimore Ravens, who were entering their inaugural season, selected Lewis 26th overall in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft. Lewis was the Ravens' second draft pick behind offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden, selected #4 overall the same year. Lewis earned his undergraduate degree in Arts and Science in 2004 at the University of Maryland University College. Lewis was the top-rated inside linebacker heading into the 1996 NFL Draft, in which Kevin Hardy was considered the draft's only outstanding linebacker prospect. Taken as the fifth linebacker in the draft, Lewis was seen by scouts as possessing speed, tackling ability, intensity, but many considered his lack of size a potential liability.
In his first career game, a Week 1 19-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders, Lewis earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his seven-tackle, one-interception performance. Lewis earned USA Today's All-Rookie team honors after his 15 tackles for loss led the NFL and 110 tackles led the Ravens in the 1996 season, he added two and a half sacks, six pass deflections, an interception on the season. In Week 9, against the Washington Redskins, Lewis earned his second AFC Defensive Player of the Week honor. Lewis recorded an NFL-best and career high 184 tackles in 1997, unofficially the second most in a season, earned his first Pro Bowl berth at the end of that season. In addition, Lewis totaled four sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, 11 pass deflections. In 1998, Lewis made his second trip to the Pro Bowl after recording 120 tackles, three sacks, two interceptions, a forced fumble, seven pass deflections, he led the Ravens in tackles for the third consecutive season. He was named to The Sporting News All-Pro Team.
In what would prove to be Hall of Fame Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders's final game and the rest of the Ravens defense held him to just 41 rushing yards on 19 attempts. In 1999, Lewis led the NFL in tackles with 168, he was named to a third-straight
Dornstetten is a town in the district of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is situated in the Black Forest, 7 km east of Freudenstadt, it is well known for its half-timbered houses. Dornstetten is located in the northern Black Forest; the Glatt arises in the outlying village of Aach, at the confluence of the streams Ettenbach, Kübelbach. The current municipality of Dornstetten was created in 1975 as part of a major reorganization of communities in Baden-Württemberg, it consists of the original town of Dornstetten, the former municipality of Aach, the former municipality of Hallwangen. The area around Dornstetten included the former settlements of Brennenweiler, Bühlerhof, Diffenthal or Niedertall, which no longer exist. Dornstetten is first documented in the year 767 in the Lorsch Codex, as part of the Waldgeding of the Upper Glatt Valley, a loose confederation of settlements corresponding to the modern municipal area; the town received city rights sometime between 1267 and 1276.
At that time, Dornstetten belonged to the Counts of Urach-Fürstenberg. After passing through the hands of the Counts of Hohenberg, it was acquired by Württemberg in 1320. A school is first mentioned in the town in 1461. In 1755, Dornstetten was made seat of the Oberamt of Dornstetten, an administrative district, dissolved in 1807 and incorporated in the Oberamt of Freudenstadt. On January 1, 1975, Dornstetten was merged with Aach and Hallwangen to make up the municipality of Dornstetten, as part of Baden-Württemberg's major communal reforms in the early 1970s. Since the time of the Reformation, Dornstetten has been Protestant. A Roman Catholic church is in the town, but Catholics in Dornstetten technically belong to the parochial community of Freudenstadt. A New Apostolic church, as well as a Methodist community, can be found in Dornstetten; the arms of Dornstetten consist of a black five-pointed antler above a black thornbush Dornstetten enjoys a partnership with Scey-sur-Saône-et-Saint-Albin in the department of Haute Saône in France, where students from Dornstetten Gymnasium participate yearly in a student exchange program.
The city maintains a bus line and belongs to the Transport Association of the District of Freudenstadt, the VGF. Dornstetten has a stop along the Eutingen-Freudenstadt railroad line; every two hours, one can catch a direct train to Stuttgart. Dornstetten has a Gymnasium, a Realschule, a Hauptschule in one building, three elementary schools, seven Kindergartens; the Neckar-Alb Region School for the Physically Disabled operates a branch in Dornstetten, the area has a special school for the mentally disabled, the Wilhelm-Hofman Schule. Like most towns in the area, Dornstetten has a Heimatmuseum which documents the history of the local area; the Doll and Toy Museum is housed in the Hegel Department Store building. Visitors can check out Himmlisch Heer, an historic copper/silver/barite mine open to the public in Hallwangen; the historic Altstadt, with its half-timbered Fachwerkhäuser, is well known throughout the area, a popular destination for day-trippers. Dornstetten lies along the southern part of the German Half-Timbered House Road, which runs from Mosbach to Haslach im Kinzigtal and includes several historic attractions.
Another local attraction is the barefoot park in Hallwangen, which offers a 2.4-km path and several stations along the way to learn about nature, play, or experience walking barefoot for its medicinal value. Jacob Beurlin, Protestant theologian and Reformer Wolfram Graf, composer and organist
Ingela Birgitta "Pling" Forsman is a Swedish lyricist in popular music. As a student Forsman attended the Adolf Fredrik's Music School in Stockholm. 1981–2009, 33 of her songs have competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen, three of them winners: Bra vibrationer, Se på mej and Kärleken är. She has written the text to psalm number 862 in the Swedish hymn book and two children's books, her older sister first called her'Pling', she is now referred to as'Pling Forsman'. Her first public performance was on the Swedish children's radio show Barnens Brevlåda in 1954. 1981 - Men natten är vår - placed 5th 1983 - Bara en enda gång - placed 5th 1984 Kall som is - placed 4th Tjuvarnas natt - shared 5th place 1985 Bra vibrationer - winner for Kikki Danielsson 1 + 1 = 2 - eliminated in first voting round Jag vet hur det känns - placed 5th 1986 - ABCD - eliminated 1987 När morgonstjärnan brinner - placed 3rd Det finns en morgondag - eliminated 1988 Nästa weekend - eliminated Om igen - placed 2nd 1989 Du - placed 4th Nattens drottning - shared 5th place 1993 - Närmare dig - unplaced 1995 - Se på mej - winner 1998 - Kärleken är - winner 2000 - När jag tänker på imorgon - shared 2nd place 2001 - Ingemansland - placed 4th 2004 Min kärlek - placed 2nd Efharisto - eliminated in second chance round 2005 - Håll om mig - placed 2nd 2006 Etymon - eliminated in semifinal En droppe regn - eliminated in the second chance round Jag ljuger så bra - placed 7th 2007 - Jag måste kyssa dig - eliminated in the second chance round 2008: I Love Europe - placed 9th Den första svalan - eliminated in the semifinals Jag saknar dig ibland - eliminated in the semifinals 2009: Så vill stjärnorna - finalist Med hjärtat fyllt av ljus - eliminated in the semifinals Jag tror på oss - eliminated in the semifinals Du är älskad där du går - eliminated in the semifinals 2013 Make me no 1 - eliminated in the semifinals