Linebacker who played the first expansion season with the Bucs starting 11. Started the season at right linebacker but got hurt in the first game and didn't start again until the Week 4 game in Baltimore. Switched to the left side the following week and started the next nine games there before missing out in the season finale against New England. Was originally a 13th round pick of the Bears in 1970, played in nearly 50 games for Chicago and 10 for the NY Giants in 1975 before coming to the Bucs in the veteran allocation draft. Did not make the 1977 team out of camp and never played again in the NFL after leaving Tampa Bay.