Friday, August 12, 2016

1977 Profile: Reggie McKenzie

No. 67
"McKenzie has now started 71 straight games with the Bills over the past five seasons. He continues to refine the skills which earned him All-Pro and All-Conference honors in 1973 and 1974, and the Wisconsin Pro Football Writers' award as the NFL's top blocking lineman in 1973. An intense competitor with pride in the accomplishments of the Bills' line as a unit, Reggie has outstanding speed and the ability to get out in front of a play. He has outstanding leadership traits and is the Bills' player representative.
He was a consensus All-American for Bo Schembechler at Michigan and a member of two Michigan Rose Bowl teams (1970, 1972). A two-time All-Big Ten choice, Reggie won invitations to the Hula Bowl and to the College All-Star Game.
Reggie won his B.S. degree in physical education and has hopes of eventually earning his law degree. Active in the public service area, where he has worked for the United Way, he has worked in public relations for a local hotel. Music, reading and racquetball are Reggie's hobbies.
He has four brothers and three sisters is married to Gthellean Hicks, Miss Massachusetts of 1974."

-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook

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