|No. 85, 64|
|Born:||November 9, 1942|
|Died:||November 3, 2015 72) (aged|
|NFL Draft:|| 1965 / Round: 15 / Pick: 206|
(by the Green Bay Packers)
|AFL draft:|| 1965 / Round: 12 / Pick: 91|
(by the Buffalo Bills)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
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