|No. 34, 32, 36|
|Born:||January 5, 1937|
Sioux City, Iowa
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|NFL Draft:|| 1959 / Round: 21 / Pick: 249|
(by the Chicago Bears)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
Edward Donald Stone (born January 5, 1937) was an American college and professional football player.
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