|Born:||October 1, 1939|
Winner, South Dakota
|NFL Draft:|| 1962 / Round: 18 / Pick: 249|
(By the Cleveland Browns)
|AFL draft:|| 1962 / Round: 11 / Pick: 88|
(By the San Diego Chargers)
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