|Born:||June 9, 1948|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|NFL draft||1972 / Round: 8 / Pick: 201|
|Drafted by||Cleveland Browns|
|1970–1972||Calgary Stampeders (CFL)|
|1973–1975||Cleveland Browns (NFL)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL West All-Star||1970|
|Awards||1970 Eddie James Memorial Trophy|
Hugh Lee McKinnis, Jr. (born June 6, 1948) is a former professional American and Canadian football player who played in 3 CFL seasons from 1970 to 1972 for the Calgary Stampeders and 4 NFL seasons from 1973 to 1976 for the Cleveland Browns and the Seattle Seahawks.
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