Tony Guillory
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Tony Guillory
Tony Guillory
No. 88, 61
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1942-11-10) November 10, 1942 (age 76)
Opelousas, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school:Hebert High School, Beaumont, Texas
College:Nebraska
Lamar
NFL Draft:1965 / Round: 7 / Pick: 93
AFL draft:1965 / Round: 15 / Pick: 114
(by the Houston Oilers)[1]
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games Played:53
Games Started:23
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Anthony "Tony" Guillory (born November 10, 1942) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League from 1965 through 1969. He attended the black Hebert High School in Beaumont, Texas, and played college football at the University of Nebraska and then at Lamar State College of Technology (now Lamar University). Transferring from Nebraska to Lamar in 1962, Guillory became the first black athlete at Lamar.[2][3] He was one of 16 pro footballers given the keys to the city of Beaumont in 1971.[4]

References

  1. ^ "1965 AFL Draft". Archived from the original on February 25, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Countdown to Kickoff". Lamar University Department of Athletics. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ Clark, Ryan S. (December 15, 2008). "Guillory recalls college football integration period". Beaumont Enterprise. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ Sherrington, Kevin (July 7, 2016) [1999]. "Flashback: DFW produces a ton of football talent, but another part of Texas is 'the pro football capital of the world'". The Dallas Morning News.

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