Forrest Gregg

Forrest Gregg

About Forrest Gregg

Alvis Forrest Gregg (born October 18, 1933) is a former American football player and coach in the National Football League. During a Pro Football Hall of Fame playing career, he was a part of six championships, five of them with the Green Bay Packers before closing out his tenure with the Dallas Cowboys with a win in Super Bowl VI. He went on to serve as head coach of three NFL teams (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals and the Packers), as well as two Canadian Football League teams (Toronto Argonauts and Shreveport Pirates). He was born in Birthright, Texas and attended Sulphur Springs High School. Gregg played college football at Southern Methodist University. Gregg was a key player on the Packers dynasty that won five NFL championships and two Super Bowls in the 1960s. Gregg earned an 'iron-man' tag by playing in a then-league record 188 consecutive games from 1956 until 1971.

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