Al Witcher

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Al Witcher
No. 88
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1936-09-28) September 28, 1936 (age 84)
Burnet County, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Lampasas (TX)
College: Baylor
NFL Draft: 1959  / Round: 13 / Pick: 152
(by the Los Angeles Rams) [1]
AFL draft: 1960  / Round: 2
Pick: First Selections
(by the Minneapolis AFL team)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Thomas Albert Witcher (born September 28, 1936) is a former American football linebacker who played one season with the Houston Oilers of the American Football League (AFL). He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the thirteenth round of the 1959 NFL Draft. He was also drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 1960 AFL Draft. Witcher played college football at Baylor University and attended Lampasas High School in Lampasas, Texas. [2]

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Professional career

Witcher was selected by the Los Angeles Rams with the 152nd pick in the 1959 NFL Draft. He was also selected by the Oakland Raiders in the 1960 AFL Draft. He played in fourteen games for the Houston Oilers of the AFL in 1960. [2]

Personal life

Witcher retired from professional football to attend law school. He then became a lawyer in Texas. [3]

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References

  1. "1959 Los Angeles Rams". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on February 17, 2010. Retrieved July 17, 2020.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. 1 2 "AL WITCHER". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on 2015-09-10. Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  3. "Thomas Albert 'Al' Witcher". oldestlivingprofootball.com. Archived from the original on October 16, 2015. Retrieved October 15, 2015.