(WKOW) — Former Packer and Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg died Friday, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Gregg was 85-years-old.
Hall of Famer and @packers legend Forrest Gregg passed away today at the age of 85.
— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) April 12, 2019
The football great was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1956. His pro career spanned 15 years.
Coach Vince Lombardi once said Gregg was “the best player I ever coached.”
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977.