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Steve Largent

Steve Largent (born September 28, 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) was a congressman from Oklahoma until 2002. He was considered as a possible candidate for speaker of the House of Representatives in December 1998 when Newt Gingrich resigned, but Largent soon withdrew. He resigned from Congress in 2002 to run for governor of Oklahoma, but was defeated by Brad Henry.

From 1976 to 1989, he was one of the top wide receivers in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks. When he retired, he held most of the major career records for receivers, all of which have since been broken by Jerry Rice. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio in 1995.