Former Gophers, NFL lineman John Williams passed during 64

July 9, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — John Williams, a former Minnesota Gophers and NFL lineman who became a renouned dentist and village personality in north Minneapolis after his football career, died Sunday while out for a walk, according to friends.

Williams, 64, played descent tackle for a Gophers in a mid-1960s, winning All-Big Ten honors in 1967 and assisting lead a Gophers to a share of a joining pretension that year.

He was drafted in a initial turn and assimilated a Baltimore Colts in 1968, personification on dual teams that went to a Super Bowl in 3 years, winning a 1971 championship game.

He afterwards joined

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