|Born:||November 8, 1940|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||232 lb (105 kg)|
|AFL draft||1963 / Round: 18 / Pick: 140|
|Drafted by||Buffalo Bills|
|1971–1972||Michigan State (LB)|
|1976||North Mecklenburg HS (SC) (HC)|
|1977–1979||Hamilton Tiger-Cats (DC)|
|1980–1982||Los Angeles Rams (DC)|
|1983||Edmonton Eskimos (DC)|
|1984–1985||Green Bay Packers (LB/ST)|
|1986||Buffalo Bills (DC/LB)|
|1987–1988||Tampa Bay Buccaneers (LB)|
|1989–1991||Detroit Lions (LB)|
|1992||Detroit Lions (DC)|
|1993||Detroit Lions (LB)|
|1994–1995||Detroit Lions (DC)|
|2003–2004||Southeastern Louisiana (LB)|
|2005–2006||New Mexico State (LB)|
|Honors||Grey Cup champion – 1965, 1967|
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