Surprisingly, after five seasons the Colts traded Ted to the Green Bay Packers. The bigger surprise came, however, when the Packers allowed Hendricks to play out his option and sign with the Oakland Raiders after just one and possibly his finest season.
The Bears selected Jones as a future choice in the 1953 NFL Draft. It proved to be an insightful move because later that year Jones earned consensus All-America honors with Maryland's 1953 championship team.
Ron did well enough to earn a scholarship to the University of Southern California. With the Trojans, he put on some weight, became an excellent offensive tackle, and attracted the attention of scouts from both the National Football League and the new Ame
The 6-3, 281-pound lineman wasted little time establishing himself as one of the premier guards in the NFL. In 1984, in just his third year in the league, he was named to the first of seven All-AFC teams.
A third-round draft choice of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1970, he had ideal size, speed, and quickness, plus the toughness and mental ability to adjust his coverage tactics to rule changes that favored receivers.
Mel Renfro excelled as a blue-chip defensive back for the Dallas Cowboys from 1964 to 1977. The 6-0, 190-pounder, who had been an All-America halfback as well as an outstanding track star at the University of Oregon, was the Cowboysï¿½ second-round pick i
Lou Creekmur, a 6-4, 246-pound college star at William and Mary, joined the Detroit Lions in 1950 and quickly established himself as one of the most versatile and talented performers on a team loaded with outstanding stars.