"Jilek was a two-time All-Big Ten selection of both AP and UPI at defensive end but will switch to linebacker with the Bills. An honorable mention All-America, he played in the Hula Bowl and the Japan Bowl and was a candidate for Academic All-America honors.
Dan ranked sixth on the Michigan squad last year with 99 tackles, including 70 solo stops, and also had a pass interception. He was involved in 80 tackles as a junior, including 10 for losses of 53 yards.
A speech and political science major, his father is the football and basketball coach at Henry Ford High School in Detroit."
-Buffalo Bills 1976 Yearbook