Wayne Frazier

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Wayne Frazier
Position(s):
Center
Jersey #(s):
56, 66, 51
Born: (1939-03-05) March 5, 1939 (age 75)
Evergreen, Alabama, U.S.
Died: March 11, 2012(2012-03-11)
Brewton, Alabama, U.S.
Career Information
Year(s): 19621967
AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 32 / Pick: 256
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 16 / Pick: 216
(By the Chicago Bears)
College: Auburn
Professional Teams
Career Stats
Games played 48
Games started  ?
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com
Career Highlights and Awards
  • No notable achievements

William Wayne “Cotton” Frazier, Sr. (March 5, 1939 – March 11, 2012) was a professional American football center who played four seasons in the American Football League (AFL) from 1962 to 1967.

He started with the San Diego Chargers, was traded to the Houston Oilers, then to the Buffalo Bills, and finally to the Kansas City Chiefs in 1966. After winning the AFL championship with the Chiefs that year, he started for them in the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game. He later served as head coach at W. S. Neal High School in East Brewton and led the Eagles to a 23–17 record from 1980 to 1983.

William Wayne Frazier died March 11, 2012, aged 73, in Brewton, Alabama after an extended illness.[1][2] He was buried at Brownville Memorial Cemetery in Evergreen, Alabama.[3]

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Wayne Frazier at Find a Grave