Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Bo Orlando

Bo Orlando from Berwick PA played safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Houston Oilers, San Diego Chargers, and Cincinnati Bengals during his NFL career. Orlando played quarterback and defensive back at Berwick High School in Pennsylvania. He led his team to a 13-0 season during his senior year and a #1 ranking on the USA Today Top 25 in 1983.
Orlando played quarterback in high school, but when the West Virginia Mountaineers recruited him, they moved him to strong-safety. He helped lead the Mountaineers to their undefeated 1988 season was selected 157th overall, sixth round in the 1989 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. He played five seasons with the Oilers, into 1994, recording seven interceptions and returning one for a touchdown. He then played one season with the Chargers, two with the Bengals, and his last season in 1998 with the Steelers.

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