Attended college at Hardin-Simmons in Texas
and would later recruit fellow college teammate Ed Sprinkle to try out with
Bears. Played center and linebacker, also filled in at running back when
needed, scoring several touchdowns. Seven time all-NFL, intercepted 17 total
passes and played on four Bears championship teams. Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame
in 1966. Died in 1998 at the
age of 79.