Former tight end whose NFL career spanned from 1986 to 1995; helped the Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXVI.
He played college football at Auburn University.
After retiring he held coaching positions with Troy University, the Mississippi Rebels, the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Alabama Crimson Tide.
He was born in Atmore, Alabama.
Head coach Joe Gibbs led Middleton and the Redskins to Super Bowl victory in 1992.