Class of 1994

Born: January 29, 1944 in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Category: Football

In 1961, he was named an All-State Center/Linebacker at Vigor High School. He signed with the University of Alabama and played in four Bowl games under Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. The teams of 1964 and 1965 were named National Champions. He was All-SEC in 1964 and 1965, and All-American in 1965. He played for seven years with the New York Jets (1966-73). He played with the 1969 Jets team that beat the Baltimore Colts in the Super Bowl. He was voted “Most Popular Jet” in 1970. From 1974-78, he served as an assistant coach at the University of Alabama and from 1978-81 he was an assistant at Ole Miss. He is honored with the Paul Crane Offensive Lineman Award that is given each year at the end of spring practice.