Defensive tackle who played in the NFL for the New York Jets from 1979 to 1989.
He was a star at the University of Alabama, where as a senior he won a national championship, was a first team All-American, and was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year.
He was drafted 14th overall in 1979, and was chosen as the Walter Payton Man of the Year in 1984.
He raised three children with his second wife, Christine, and one child with his first wife.
At Alabama he played under legendary coach Bear Bryant.