Ollie Matson, a member of the 1972 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died. He was 80.
A first-round pick (third overall) of the Chicago Cardinals in 1952, Matson was named rookie of the year, along with 49ers running back Hugh McElhenny.
In 14 seasons with the Cardinals, Rams, Lions, and Eagles, Matson rushed for 5,173 yards. He added 3,285 yards receiving.
He also had nine touchdowns on punt and kickoff returns, including six in his first three seasons.
Matson was a six-time Pro Bowler and a five-time first-team All Pro.