|Born:||May 26, 1938|
Pilot Point, Texas, U.S.
|Died:||June 23, 1972 34) (aged|
Waco, Texas, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|AFL draft||1960 / Round: Second Selections|
|Drafted by||Dallas Texans|
|1960||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
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