He played collegiately at Auburn. He was named to two consecutive All SEC defensive teams. He was named Honorable Mention All-American Defensive Team (‘67). He was named Second Team All-American Defensive Team (‘68). Chosen Most Valuable Player in the ‘68 Sun Bowl. He started every game in his career. He was first team consensus All-American Safety in '69, named to seven All-American teams. Is the all-time Auburn leader in career interceptions (18) and single-season interceptions with nine. He was named to both the Academic All-American team and the Academic All-SEC Team in ‘69.