Former NFL wide receiver mostly for the Philadelphia Eagles, known to be one of the tallest ever at his position standing at 6 foot 8.
He played college football at Southern University.
He ended his career with 590 receptions for 8,985 yards with 79 career touchdown catches.
His son Lee Carmichael also played football, but never made it professionally.
He played in the 1979 Pro Bowl along with Minnesota's Ahmad Rashad.