Wayne Frazier

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Wayne Frazier
Born: (1939-03-05) March 5, 1939 (age 81)
Evergreen, Alabama, U.S.
Died:(2012-03-11)March 11, 2012
Brewton, Alabama, U.S.
Career information
Position(s) Center
Uniform number 56, 66, 51
College Auburn
AFL draft 1962 / Round: 32 / Pick: 256
NFL draft 1961 / Round: 16 / Pick: 216
(By the Chicago Bears)
Career history
As player
(1962) San Diego Chargers
(1965) Houston Oilers
(1966) Buffalo Bills
(1966–1967) Kansas City Chiefs
Career stats
Games played48
Games started ?
Fumble recoveries1

William Wayne "Cotton" Frazier Sr. (March 5, 1939 March 11, 2012) was a professional American football center who played four seasons in the American Football League (AFL) from 1962 to 1967.


He started with the San Diego Chargers, was traded to the Houston Oilers, then to the Buffalo Bills, and finally to the Kansas City Chiefs in 1966. After winning the AFL championship with the Chiefs that year, he started for them in the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game. He later served as head coach at W. S. Neal High School in East Brewton and led the Eagles to a 23–17 record from 1980 to 1983.

William Wayne Frazier died March 11, 2012, aged 73, in Brewton, Alabama after an extended illness. [1] [2] He was buried at Brownville Memorial Cemetery in Evergreen, Alabama. [3]

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