Sunday, May 20, 2018

1979 Profile: Lou Piccone

Wide Receiver
No. 89
West Liberty State
"One of the Bills' most versatile players, Lou excels on specialty team duty. He set Jets' season and career records for kickoff return yardage during the 1974 campaign.
Lou majored in speech at West Liberty State."

-1979 Topps No. 148

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Sunday, May 6, 2018

1979 Profile: Willie Parker

Center
No. 61
North Texas State
"The Bills' regular center over the course of the past two seasons, Willie started all 14 games of the 1977 campaign at the center post, moving in for the departed  Mike Montler. He had appeared in 30 consecutive games for the Bills before suffering an injury in the second game of 1976.
Willie is an excellent snapper on punting downs.
He won three letters in weightlifting at North Texas State."

-1979 Topps No. 259

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

1979 Profile: Nick Mike-Mayer

Place Kicker
No. 5
Temple
"Nick joined the Eagles for the final three games of 1977 and displayed a perfect record. He was three-for-three in field goal tries and made seven extra points [7-for-7].
Nick earned a degree in languages at Temple."

-1979 Topps No. 107

Friday, March 16, 2018

1979 Profile: Merv Krakau

Linebacker
No. 52
Iowa State
"Merv has been a consistently strong player for the Bills both as a starting linebacker and as a specialty teams player. He played in the 1972 Liberty Bowl.
One of Merv's hobbies is bowling."

1979 Topps No. 491

Saturday, March 3, 2018

1979 Profile: Mike Kadish

Defensive Tackle
No. 71
Notre Dame
"Mike was voted as the Bills' Most Valuable Player by his teammates for his performance during the 1977 campaign. He led all Buffalo defensive linemen that season with 117 tackles, third best on the defensive squad. Mike was the Bills' defensive leader in 1975 with 93 tackles and seven quarterback sacks.
An All-American at Notre Dame, Mike is the Bills' player representative."

-1979 Topps No. 87

Monday, February 19, 2018

1979 Profile: Dennis L. Johnson

Defensive Tackle
No. 75
Delaware
"Acquired by the Bills from the Redskins prior to the 1978 campaign, Dennis proved to be a valuable member of the Buffalo defensive unit last season. He's a hard hitter.
Dennis was a Kodak Little All-American in 1972."

-1979 Topps No. 428