Forrest Gregg, American Hall of Fame football player, Died at 85

Alvis Forrest Gregg was born on October 18, 1933, in Birthright, Texas and died on April 12, 2019.

He was an American football player and coach in the National Football League (NFL), the Canadian Football League and the NCAA.

Gregg was a Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman for sixteen seasons.

He was a part of six NFL championships, five of them with the Green Bay Packers before closing out his tenure with the Dallas Cowboys with a win in Super Bowl VI.

After which he became the head coach of three NFL teams (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals, and the Packers), as well as two Canadian Football League teams (Toronto Argonauts and Shreveport Pirates).

Gregg led the 1981 Bengals to the Super Bowl, where they lost to the 49ers by a score of 26-21, whislt a coach.

Forrest Gregg passed away at 85 years old.