|Born:||November 26, 1939|
Wichita Falls, Texas
|Died:||October 13, 2013 73) (aged|
Burnaby, British Columbia
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|1960 – 1962||Montreal Alouettes|
|1962||Ottawa Rough Riders|
|1963 – 1964||Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|1964 – 1968||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Career highlights and awards|
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