|Died:||May 16, 2017 (aged 78)|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|College||San Jose State|
|NFL draft||1962 / Round: 5 / Pick: 57|
|Drafted by||Chicago Bears|
|1962 – 1966||BC Lions|
|Career highlights and awards|
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