clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Curley Culp, Dave Robinson Are Pro Football Hall Of Fame Senior Nominees

The Pro Football Hall Of Fame announced its class of 2013 senior nominees on Wednesday.

August 4, 2012; Canton, OH, USA; General exterior view of the entrance to the Professional Football Hall of Fame during the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies at Fawcett Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE
August 4, 2012; Canton, OH, USA; General exterior view of the entrance to the Professional Football Hall of Fame during the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies at Fawcett Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE

On Wednesday, the Pro Football Hall Of Fame announced that Curley Culp and Dave Robinson are its 2013 senior nominees.

Culp played for the Chiefs, Oilers and Lions during a lengthy and distinguished career as a defensive tackle. He was a one-time AFL All-Star and a five-time Pro Bowl selection. In 1975, he recorded 11.5 sacks while playing for the Oilers and was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the Newspaper Enterprise Association. He finished his career with 68 sacks.

Robinson, a linebacker out of Penn State, spent his pro career with the Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins. He made three Pro Bowls while a member of the Packers and helped that team win a pair of Super Bowl titles. Robinson intercepted 27 passes over the course of his career and is a member of the NFL's 1960s all-decade team.

For more pro football coverage, visit SB Nation's NFL news hub.