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Lem Barney
Lemuel Joseph Barney is a former American football player. A native of Gulfport, Mississippi, he played college football at Jackson State from 1964 to 1966. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions of the National Football League and played for the Lions as a full-back, expert and hitter from 1967 to 1977. He was selected as the NFL Defense Rookie of the Year in 1967, played in seven Pro Bowls tournaments and was selected as an All-NFL First Team player in 1968 and 1969. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. He was also inducted into the Detroit Lions Hall of Fame, Jackson State Sports Hall of Fame, Michigan Sports Hall of Fame and Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame.
Date of birthSeptember 8, 1945
Place of birthGulfport, Mississippi
High schoolGulfport (MS) 33rd Avenue
CollegeJackson State
NFL Draft1967 / Round: 2/ Pick: 34

About Lem Barney

Football Player Lem Barney was born on September 8, 1945 in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States (He's 78 years old now).

Cornerback with the Detroit Lions, named to The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Football Players in 1999. He was named to the Pro Bowl seven times in his 11 NFL seasons and has 56 interceptions.

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Lem Barney before becoming famous

Lem Barney was born in the Zodiac sign Virgo (The Maiden), and 1945 is also the year of Rooster (雞) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity in college.

Achievement of Lem Barney

He was a major character in Journalist George Plimpton's novel"Paper Lion".

Lem Barney's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He married his first wife in 1967, and he married Jacci Barney 32 years later.

Lem Barney Collabed with

When he auditioned for the Lions, he met and befriended vocalist Soul Singer Marvin Gaye.

Lem Barney Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Lem Barney updated on March 13 2023.