Safety and kick returner who was a 5-time Pro Bowl selection and was named MVP of Super Bowl VII after leading the Miami Dolphins to victory over the Washington Redskins.
He played college football at the University of Georgia.
He was inducted into the State of Georgia Hall of Fame in 1986.
He was born in Greenwood, South Carolina.
He and football great Joe Montana were among the three former MVPs who didn't attend Super Bowl XL, where all former MVPs were honored.