Standout football, basketball, and track & field athlete at

Saginaw High School
Named to Class A All-State team in football his junior season
Selected Most Valuable Player in basketball and track his
​senior  year
Named co-Most Valuable Player in football senior year (1963)
Received football scholarship to the University of Nebraska

where he was a three-year starter at defensive end
Played semi-pro football for two years before signing as a free agent with the Minnesota Vikings
Starred at defensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills and played professionally for five years
Vocation Skills Training Center named in his honor in Shreveport, Louisiana

JERRY PATTON

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CLASS OF 2003

SAGINAW COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME