Ernie McMillan

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Ernie McMillan
Born: (1938-02-21) February 21, 1938 (age 79)
Chicago Heights, Illinois
Career information
Position(s) Offensive Tackle
College Illinois
NFL draft 1961 / Round: 13 / Pick 176
Career history
As player
1961–1974 St. Louis Cardinals
1975 Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 4

Ernest Charles McMillan (born February 21, 1938 in Chicago Heights, Illinois) was an offensive tackle who played 15 seasons in the National Football League for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers. He was selected to play in the Pro Bowl four times.

McMillan attended the University of Illinois. He is the father of former Pro Bowl safety Erik McMillan, and uncle of Howard Richards, former first round pick of the Dallas Cowboys in 1981.

Although their surnames have different spellings, Ernie's older brother Shellie McMillon was a college basketball standout for Bradley and played in the NBA. They both attended DuSable High School in Chicago.