Sunday, January 22, 2017

1977 Rookie Profile: Charles Romes

12th Round
North Carolina Central
"Romes has just one year of college playing experience. He was a transfer from Lake City Junior College (Florida) where he was the national junior college champion in the 60 and 120 yard high hurdles. Drafted for his raw physical talent, Charles has run a 4.5 second 40-yard dash."

-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook

Monday, January 16, 2017

1977 Rookie Profile: Ron Pruitt

Defensive Tackle
6th Round
"An honorable mention All-American selection of the Football News in 1976, Pruitt led Nebraska's defensive linemen with 74 tackles (33 unassisted). He was a second team All-Big Eight choice last year and also won Academic All-Big Eight honors.
Pruitt missed the entire 1975 season with a broken ankle. He was second team All-Big Eight in 1974 as a sophomore when he was involved in 79 tackles and recovered four fumbles.
His college major was criminal justice. He enjoys jazz and golf."

-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

1977 Free Agent Profile: Gary Paulson

Defensive End
Free Agent
Colorado State
"A 13th round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings last year, Paulson was a three-year letterman at Colorado State. A starter in 1973 and 1975, he was plagued by injuries in 1974.
Gary was a physical education and health major. He played on state championship teams in three sports in high school."

-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook

Sunday, January 8, 2017

1977 Rookie Profile: Neil O'Donoghue

Place Kicker
5th Round
"O'Donoghue was a first-team All-American pick of Sports News in 1976 when he connected on 11 of 20 field goals for Auburn, including a 57-yarder. He hit 12 of 23 field goals in 1975 and has only played football for two years.
He was an All-American soccer player at St. Bernard College (Alabama) and a world class Gaelic football player before transferring to Auburn before the 1975 season. Neil played in the Blue-Grey and Senior Bowl Games.
Neil was a health, physical education and recreation major."

-Buffalo Bills 1977 Press-Radio-TV Yearbook