|Born:||June 10, 1938|
West Memphis, Arkansas
|Died:||December 1, 2018 80)(aged|
|NFL Draft:||1960 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com|
Marvin Terrell, Jr. (June 10, 1938 – December 1, 2018) was an American college and professional football guard who played four seasons in the American Football League from 1960 – 1963 for the Dallas Texans and Kansas City Chiefs.
He was an AFL All-Star in 1962, when the Texans won the longest game up to that time, the double-overtime victory over the Houston Oilers in the AFL Championship Game. He was inducted into the Mississippi Hall of Fame in 2001.
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