Marvin Upshaw

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Marvin Upshaw
No. 84, 81, 71
Date of birth(1946-11-22)November 22, 1946
Place of birthRobstown, Texas, U.S.
Date of deathJune 4, 2024(2024-06-04) (aged 77)
Place of deathModesto, California, U.S.
Career information
Position(s)Defensive end
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight260 lb (120 kg)
US collegeTrinity, Texas
NFL draft1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
Drafted byCleveland Browns
Career history
As player
1968–1969Cleveland Browns
1970–1975Kansas City Chiefs
1976St. Louis Cardinals

Marvin Allen Upshaw (November 22, 1946 – June 4, 2024) was an American professional football player who was a defensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Trinity Tigers. Upshaw played nine seasons in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns (1968–1969), the Kansas City Chiefs (1970–1975) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1976). His older brother Gene also played in the NFL.[1]

Upshaw died in Modesto, California, on June 4, 2024, at the age of 77.[2]


  1. ^ "Marvin Upshaw". Archived from the original on February 6, 2023. Retrieved April 25, 2023.
  2. ^ Salazar, Emily; Tamez, Ana (June 5, 2024). "Former NFL player, Robstown native Marvin Upshaw dies at 77". KIIT TV. Retrieved June 6, 2024.