Elbert Dubenion

Elbert Dubenion

Birth
Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia, USA
Death 26 Dec 2019 (aged 86)
Burial Westerville, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 205712356 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. For nine seasons (1960 to 1968). he played at the flanker, halfback and wide receiver positions in the American Football League with the Buffalo Bills. Raised in Ohio where he attended South High School, he played collegiate football at Bluffton University. While there he achieved little All-American honors. Selected by the Cleveland Browns during the 14th round of the 1959 NFL Draft, he was released prior to the beginning of the 1959 season. Signed by the Buffalo Bills of the newly-formed American Football League, he totaled 103 career regular season games. He experienced two world championships with the 1964 and 1965 AFL Title winning Bills team. Individually, he distinguished himself when he achieved AFL All-Star status in 1964. During the course of his career, he was known for his blazing speed which earned him the nickname "Golden Wheels." After retiring as a player, he served as an NFL scout with the Atlanta Falcons. He was named to the Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame in 1993. He died of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 26 Dec 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 205712356
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elbert Dubenion (16 Feb 1933–26 Dec 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 205712356, citing Blendon Central Cemetery, Westerville, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .