Ed McDaniel (Edward Hugh McDaniel)

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Bernice, Louisiana, USA
Ed "Chief Wahoo" McDaniel will always be recognized as one of the most influential Native American wrestlers of all time. McDaniel was originally a football player. While playing football for the Oklahoma Sooners (in college), he kicked a 91-yard punt, the 6th longest punt in NCAA history. McDaniel was drafted by the Houston Oilers (who are now the Tennessee Titans) and played there in 1960. After lasting only one season with the Oilers, he went on to play with the Denver Broncos from 1961 to 1963, the New York Jets from 1964 to 1965, and the Miami Dolphins from 1966 to 1968. Read more...