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Ex-Miami Dolphins great Richmond Webb ‘just glad to be out’ of Houston flooding

Former Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino and guard Keith Sims (left) honor lineman Richmond Webb during a ceremony following Webb’s retirement. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Former Dolphins Pro Bowl offensive tackle Richmond Webb, who lives in Houston, said he considered himself “blessed” Friday, four days after wading through water above his waist to a boat that carried his family to safety following Hurricane Harvey.

Webb, the Dolphins’ first-round pick out of Texas A&M in 1990, estimated the water level inside his house was 2 feet deep at its peak.

“The material stuff we won’t be able to replace, but at the end of the day, God still blessed us to be here,” Webb told The Post. “This is a temporary situation, but we’ll get through it. We’re going to be all right.”

Webb said his family was awakened at 2:30 Monday morning to find about a foot of water in the house. By 10:30, they were evacuating as the level outside rose above waist level for the 6-foot-6 Webb.

Left tackle Richmond Webb battles Bills Hall of Famer Bruce Smith in 1992, when the Dolphins won 37-10 in Buffalo. (Rick Stewart /Allsport)

“You’re just glad to be out,” Webb said. “And then when we …read more

Source:: Palm Beach Post