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2008: Curley Culp | Chiefs Hall of Honor | Kansas City Chiefs -

2008 | Curley Culp | Defensive Tackle


Culp was an anchor of the Chiefs defensive line for seven seasons … Heralded as one of the quickest defensive linemen in the league … Starting defensive tackle on Kansas City's Super Bowl IV squad … A member of the Chiefs 25-Year All-Time Team … Played in AFL All-Star Game following the '69 campaign and the Pro Bowl after the '71 campaign … Named AP Defensive Player of the Week for outstanding games in both '69 and '73 … Clamed the unofficial sack crown for the Chiefs with 9.0 QB takedowns in '73 … Owned five fumble recoveries while in a Kansas City uniform … Appeared in 82 games for the Chiefs after joining the club in a trade with Denver … Originally entered pro football as a second round pick of the Broncos in '68 … Was traded to Houston in '74 and played eight more seasons with Houston ('74-80) and Detroit ('80-81), earning four Pro Bowl berths during his tenure with the Oilers … Earned All-America honors from The Sporting News and Time as a collegiate at Arizona State … Was the NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion in '68 and was named to the '68 U.S. Olympic wrestling team … Born March 10, 1946 in Yuma, Arizona.