|Born:||February 24, 1931|
|Died:||November 29, 2009 78) (aged|
|NFL draft||1953 / Round: 6 / Pick: 72|
|Drafted by||Los Angeles Rams|
|1954 & 57||Calgary Stampeders|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL West All-Star||1954|
|Awards||1954 - Eddie James Memorial Trophy|
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