Linebacker who also played professionally from 1959-1968, for the NFL’s Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Falcons, as well as for the AFL’s Houston Oilers. He went to Southern Illinois University or college, where he starred within the soccer, golf ball, wrestling, and monitor groups. He was area of the Atlanta Falcons inaugural group in 1966. He was created, and passed away, in Pinckneyville, Illinois. He’s among Southern Illinois’ perhaps most obviously soccer players, along with acting professional Richard Roundtree.