Track and field athlete who won two gold medals at the 1964 Olympics, in the 200 meter, and in the 4x400 meter relay.
He attended Arizona State University, where he was a three-time national champion.
After his track and field days ended, he spent three years as a defensive back in the NFL.
He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.
He was teammates on the gold medal winning relay team with Ulis Williams.