Former NFL safety who was a four-time Super Bowl Champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Despite earning All-American honors at South Carolina State University, he was not selected in the 1974 NFL draft.
He ended his NFL career playing the second most games in Steelers franchise history.
He married Paulette Richardson Shell, the couple has three children: April, Dawn and Donnie.
He was teammates with linebacker Harry Carson at South Carolina State University.