Born: July 27, 1944
Hometown: Philadelphia, MS
Year of Induction: 2015
Murrah High School, 1959-1962
- All American, All Southern, All State running back, 1962
- Most Valuable Back, Big Eight Conference, 1962
- Gained 104 yards on 13 carries to win Bill Stewart Award in 1962 All-Star Game.
- Big Eight scoring title, 1962, with 85 points.
Track and field
- Set state record in 880 relay and Big Eight records in 880 and mile relays.
Ole Miss, 1962-65
- All SEC running back in 1964 and 1965.
- Ole Miss MVP in 1965, leading team in rushing, receiving and scoring.
- First team All-SEC and All American All Academic, 1964-65.
- Helped Ole Miss to three bowl games and 19-10-3 record.
- Set Ole Miss running back record with 65 career receptions.
- Drafted in first round (eighth overall) by the Buffalo Bills.
- Drafted in third round, 33rd overall by the Atlanta Falcons.
- Los Angeles Rams Rookie of the Year, 1967.
Did you know?
- He was nicknamed Iron Mike Dennis because of his bruising running style.
- He led all rushers in the 1964 Sugar Bowl as a sophomore.