Lilly played his entire career (1961-1974) with Dallas after his collegiate career with Texas Christian. He was born in Texas (Throckmorton, Tex.), educated in Texas, and played professionally in Texas. The 11-time Pro Bowler was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980.
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Lilly Meets Starr
As the N.F.L. lockout drags on, and optimism of a normal length season fades with each passing day, we’re still here for the occasional update of timeless Packers images and stories. Today, QB Bart Starr is about to go down in the hands of the Dallas Cowboys’ legendary DT Bob Lilly. The photo is undated, and with the Cowboys’ propensity to wear white jerseys at home, it’s fairly difficult to nail it down in such a tightly-cropped image.