Super Bowl XI Champion with the Oakland Raiders who earned the nickname "The Snake" for his play-making abilities.
In 1966, as a junior quarterback, he led the University of Alabama to an undefeated, 11-0 season.
He was named to the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team after being named to 4 Pro Bowls with the Oakland Raiders.
He married his third wife, Rose Molly Burch, in 1984 after a 7-year marriage to Debbie Fitzsimmons that ended in 1978.
He was briefly teammates with Archie Manning on the New Orleans Saints during the 1982 NFL season.