|February 7, 1949
|September 2, 2005 56) (aged
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
| Coral Gables Senior
(Coral Gables, Florida)
|1971 / Round: 10 / Pick: 256
|Career NFL statistics
|Player stats at NFL.com
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