Carl Eller's Career Capsule

Full Name: Carl Lee Eller

Birthdate: January 25, 1942

Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

High School: Atkins (Winston-Salem, NC)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 31, 2004

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 8, 2004

Presenter: Regis Eller, Carl's son

Other Members of Class of 2004: Bob Brown, John Elway, Barry Sanders

Pro Career: 16 seasons, 225 games

Drafted: 1st round (6th player overall) in 1964 by Minnesota Vikings; also selected in the 1st round (5th overall) of the AFL draft by the Buffalo Bills

Transactions: July 30, 1979 – Eller and No. 8 draft pick (1980 – Vic Minor, DB, Northeast Louisiana, 204th overall) traded from Minnesota Vikings to Seattle Seahawks in exchange for defensive tackle Steve Niehaus.

Uniform Number: #81, #71