Legendary NFL offensive lineman, who was a six-time Pro Bowl selection and was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
He was drafted by the New York Yankees in 1951, but left after one year to serve two years in the Army.
When he returned from his stint in the Army, he signed with the Cleveland Browns in 1954, where he remained for the rest of his career.
He grew up in Chicago, Illinois.
He is credited for opening up many holes for legendary running back Jim Brown when Brown was with Cleveland.