||Born September 15 in Logan, Utah
||Plays three years at defensive tackle for Utah State University.
||Drafted in first round by Los Angeles Rams of National Football League and Denver Broncos of American Football League; signs with Rams.
||Retires as player after fifteen seasons
||Begins career as announcer and actor with NBC; broadcasts five Super Bowls and stars in such TV shows/movies as "Little House on the Prairie" and "Father Murphy"
||Becomes national spokesman for FTD Florist Inc.