Gene Hickerson

Guard

Gene Hickerson

15 seasons
5 All-NFL selections
6 straight Pro Bowl selections

15

seasons

5

All-NFL selections

6

straight Pro Bowl selections
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"By taking personal pride in what I do. I want the respect of my teammates.”

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(Mississippi)...6'3'', 248...

Robert Eugene Hickerson ... Selected as future choice by Browns, 1957 draft ... A tackle in college, shifted to guard as a rookie to better utilize speed ... Lead blocker for three Hall of Fame running backs – Jim Brown, Bobby Mitchell, and Leroy Kelly ... All-NFL five consecutive seasons, 1966-1970 ... Voted to six straight Pro Bowls ... Browns posted 1,000-yard rusher in 9 of Hickerson’s first 10 seasons, featured league’s leading rusher seven times ... Born February 15, 1935, in Trenton, Tennessee ... Died October 20, 2008 at age of 73.