Cyril Calvin Pinder (born November 13, 1946 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles, the Chicago Bears, and the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the University of Illinois and was drafted in the second round of the 1968 NFL Draft. During his junior year at Illinois, he was declared permanently ineligible by the Big Ten Conference on March 4, 1967 for having more than US $500 in expenses per year paid for by money from a slush fund set up by the university's athletic department.
- ^ "Kuharich wants better defense for Philadelphia team in 1968". Rome News-Tribune. AP. 7 August 1968. p. 15. Retrieved 25 March 2010.
- ^ "Illinois Athletes Ruled Ineligible," The Associated Press, Sunday, March 5, 1967.
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