Former NFL wide receiver and coach who was named MVP of Super Bowl XI with the Oakland Raiders. He is considered to be one of the greatest wide receivers in league history.
He joined the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Florida State University.
His name was given to The Fred Biletnikoff Award, which is bestowed upon the best wide receiver in college football each season.
He fathered two children with Jerrylynn O'Connor and two daughters with Jennifer Lysengen.
He and Jerry Rice, two of the NFL's most distinguished wide receivers, both played for the Oakland Raiders.