Herb Adderley

Herb Adderley

About Herb Adderley

Herbert Allen Adderley (born June 8, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a former American football cornerback who played for the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football at Michigan State University and was an All-Big Ten offensive star. He is the only player to appear in four of the first six Super Bowls. Adderley was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 8, 1939 to parents Charles and Rene (White). Adderley grew up there as well. He attended Northeast High School beginning in 1953. He played football, basketball, and baseball, and won All-City Honors in all three. After high school, Adderley chose to attend Michigan State University under head coach Hugh 'Duffy' Daugherty. Adderley led the team in rushing yards in 1959 and pass receptions in both 1959 and 1960. Adderley was the co-captain of the team in his senior year.

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