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|Born:||April 28, 1928|
|Died:||November 4, 1999 71)(aged|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||231 lb (105 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1951 / Round: 20 / Pick: 235|
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Frederick William "Fred" Wallner (born April 28, 1928, in Greenfield, Massachusetts –November 4, 1999) was an American football guard who played five seasons in the National Football League and one season (1960) with the Houston Oilers of the American Football League. He was a member of the Oilers' first AFL Championship team.
Harold Warren Moon is an American former gridiron football quarterback who played professionally for 23 seasons. He spent the majority of his career with the Houston Oilers of the National Football League (NFL) and the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). In the NFL, Moon also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, and Kansas City Chiefs.
George Frederick Blanda was an American football quarterback and placekicker who played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL). Blanda played 26 seasons of professional football, the most in the sport's history, and had scored more points than anyone in history at the time of his retirement.
Frederick S. Biletnikoff is a former gridiron football player and coach. He was a wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons and later an assistant coach with the team. He retired as an NFL player after the 1978 season, and then played one additional season in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for the Montreal Alouettes in 1980. While he lacked the breakaway speed to be a deep-play threat, Biletnikoff was one of the most sure-handed and consistent receivers of his day, with a propensity for making spectacular catches. He was also known for running smooth, precise pass routes. He is a member of both the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1988) and College Football Hall of Fame (1991).
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