Kline Gilbert

College Career

Ole Miss (1950-1952)

• All-American, All-SEC, All-South tackle (’52)

• College All-Star Game (’53)


Pro Football Career

Chicago Bears (1953-1957)

• Team captain (’56, ‘57)

• Pro Bowl selection (’58)


Did You Know?

Kline Gilbert was called “the best blocking tackle in football” by no less an authority than Bruiser Kinard, who is widely recognized as one of the greatest tackles ever.

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