Three-year letterman in football as a rugged two-way lineman.
Team captain as a senior.
Earned All-Ohio honors and honorable mention All-American mention as a senior.
Played three seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Launched his coaching career in the NFL with Pittsburgh and served at Green Bay; was offensive coordinator for the 1961 NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles and defensive coordinator for the 1964 NFL champion Cleveland Browns.
Served as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles (three years) and Cleveland Browns (four years).
Was Assistant Supervisor of Officials for the NFL.