Played the first nine seasons in franchise history and was part of the great Buccaneer defenses of that era. Known as "Batman" he was always popular with the TV media for having Batman logos on his arm pads and wrists during games. Led the team in tackles three times in their first four seasons. Played the 1975 season with the Jets before coming to Tampa and finished his pro career with the 1985 Jacksonville Bulls of the USFL. Came back to the Bucs under Sam Wyche briefly as an assistant defensive coach.