Speedy fullback and linebacker at McKinney rushed for 1,070 yards in 13 games, leading Lions to 1958 Class 3A semifinals, where they lost to eventual state champion Breckenridge. A year later, earned 3A all-state and all-America honors when he rushed for 850 yards on 143 carries despite missing 3 games with a shoulder injury. Became 3-year starter at TCU, leading Frogs in rushing each season to finish his career with 1,583 yards and 10 TDs. First-team all-American as a senior fullback in 1963. Drafted by Green Bay in 1964 as a linebacker, he spent 8 seasons in the NFL and was part of the last team to win three straight titles, including the first two Super Bowls, in 1965-67.