|Date of birth:||January 25, 1931|
|Place of birth:||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Date of death:||May 9, 2007(aged 76)|
|Place of death:||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight:||260 lb (120 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1953 / Round: 4 / Pick 49|
Career highlights and awards
|Pro Bowls:||1957, 1959|
|Playing stats at|
Ane played college football at the University of Southern California. He transferred from Compton Community College. At USC, he was a two-way tackle and quarterback in the single wing and played baseball before leaving a year early for the NFL. He was an All-Coast selection at USC in the early 1950s.
Ane played his entire National Football League career for the Detroit Lions. In 1953, Detroit made him the franchise’s fourth-round selection (49th overall) in the NFL Draft. He was elected to the Pro Bowl in 1956 and 1958. He helped the Lions to three division titles, two NFL championships and was voted team captain from 1958-59. He was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1960 NFL Expansion Draft, but did not make the active roster.
Ane served as head football coach at Damien Memorial High School on Oahu and St. Anthony Jr./Sr. High School on Maui and was an assistant coach at Punahou, Radford High School and Kaimuki High School. Ane was later an assistant coach under his son at Punahou for four seasons from 1999-2003.
Ane died on May 9, 2007 in Honolulu. He was 76 years old and died after prolonged health issues.