ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Former Denver Broncos cornerback/kick returner Goldie Sellers died Saturday night of difficulties from most cancers, his loved ones declared. He was 78.
Sellers played two seasons for the Broncos (1966-67) and was traded by then-Broncos mentor Lou Saban to the Kansas City Chiefs, wherever he played for two a lot more seasons, such as the Chiefs’ gain in Tremendous Bowl IV.
His participating in career finished with a leg harm in advance of the 1970 period.
Sellers, who played at Grambling under legendary mentor Eddie Robinson, was an eighth-spherical pick by the Broncos in the American Soccer League draft in 1996 (he was a 20th-spherical pick by the Chicago Bears in the NFL draft that yr) and played in fourteen games as a rookie.
He intercepted 13 passes in his 4 seasons mixed, such as 7 in 1967, pressured 7 fumbles and led the AFL in kickoff returns as a rookie in ’66 with a 28.5 yards per return normal.
He experienced two kickoff returns for touchdowns in his career, such as a 100-garden exertion against the Houston Oilers, to go with a punt return for a score.
Sellers returned to the Denver location after his participating in career and labored in gross sales at Mountain Bell. He began to train in location educational facilities after his career at Mountain Bell and was still a substitute teacher into his 70s.