Willie Lanier's Career Capsule

Full Name: Willie Edward Lanier

Birthdate: August 21, 1945

Birthplace: Clover, Virginia

High School: Maggie L. Walker (Richmond, Va.)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 25, 1986

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 2, 1986

Presenter: Lamar Hunt, Owner, Chiefs

Other Members of Class of 1986: Paul Hornung, Ken Houston, Fran Tarkenton, Doak Walker

Pro Career: 11 seasons, 149 games

Drafted: 2nd round (50th overall) in 1967 by Kansas City Chiefs

Uniform Number: 63



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