William Lanier

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Birthday
21, 1945
Birthplace
Virginia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Virginia

About

Hall of Fame middle linebacker known for his time with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Before Fame

He played college football at Morgan State University, where he was MVP of the Tangerine Bowl.

Trivia

He was given the nickname Contact by his Chiefs teammates because of his aggressive tackling style.

Family Life

He married Mabre Lanier in 1972.

Associated With

He won Super Bowl IV under head coach Hank Stram.