Professional Football Player, Coach. He played as a wide receiver for eight seasons (1952 to 1954, 1956 to 1961) in the National Football League with the Chicago Bears. After playing collegiate football at University of Miami (Florida), he was selected by the Bears in the 1st round of the 1952 NFL Draft. He would go on to appear in 81 games, with 211 receptions for 3,172 yards and 16 touchdowns. After retiring as a player, he coached the Bears for four seasons (1968 to 1971) succeeding the legendary George Halas, and had a career coaching record of 20 wins and 36 losses.
Bio by: C.S.