Gail Cogdill

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Gail Cogdill
Date of birth: (1937-04-07) April 7, 1937 (age 78)
Place of birth: Worland, Wyoming
Career information
Position(s): Wide Receiver
College: Washington State
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 6 / Pick 63
As player:
Detroit Lions
Baltimore Colts
Atlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 3
Career stats
Playing stats at

Gail Ross Cogdill (born April 7, 1937) is a former American football wide receiver for the Detroit Lions (1960–1968), the Baltimore Colts (1968), and the Atlanta Falcons (1969–1970). He attended Washington State.

College career[edit]

He held an NCAA record in college by gaining 252 yards against Northwestern on 7 receptions. He played in the East-West Shrine Game and All-Star game.

Professional career[edit]

The first Cougar (Washington State University) to play on a Super Bowl team was legendary receiver Gail Cogdill. The Spokane native and 1960 NFL Rookie of the Year with Detroit was a member of the Baltimore Colts when they faced off against Joe Namath and the upstart New York Jets in one of the most storied games in professional history:Super Bowl III, a 16-7 upset win by the Jets in 1969.

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