Don King (defensive lineman)

For others of the same name, see Don King.
Don King
No. 79, 71, 70
Position: defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1929-03-11)March 11, 1929
Place of birth: McBee, South Carolina
Date of death: April 15, 2014(2014-04-15) (aged 85)
Place of death: Savannah, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Union High School, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania
College: Kentucky
Undrafted: 1954
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Fumbles recovered: 3
INT: 2
Player stats at PFR

Donald William King (March 11, 1929 – April 15, 2014) was a defensive tackle in the National Football League.

Football career

King played with the Cleveland Browns during the 1954 NFL season. After a season away from the NFL, he split the 1956 NFL season between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers. Later, he played with the Denver Broncos of the American Football League.[1]

He played at the collegiate level at the University of Kentucky.

See also


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