|No. 74, 76|
|Born:||September 28, 1935|
South Gate, California, U.S.
|Died:||May 17, 2021 85) (aged|
La Mesa, California
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||254 lb (115 kg)|
|High school:||Los Angeles (CA) John C. Fremont|
|NFL Draft:||1958 / Round: 6 / Pick: 71|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Henry Joseph (Hank) Schmidt (September 28, 1935 – May 17, 2021) was an American professional football player who was a defensive tackle in the American Football League (AFL).
Schmidt played collegiately at the University of Southern California and professionally between 1959 and 1966, starting with the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers and moving to the new American Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1961. He played on the Buffalo Bills 1965 AFL Champions in 1965, earning a place in that year's AFL All-Star Team. He finished his professional football career in 1966 with the AFL's New York Jets.
He died on May 17, 2021, in La Mesa, California at age 85.
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