Herb Adderley, the Hall of Fame cornerback who joined the NFL as a running back and became part of a record six championship teams with the Packers and Cowboys, has died. He was 81.
His death was confirmed on Twitter on Friday by cousin Nasir Adderley, a safety for the Los Angeles Chargers. No details were given. He called him a unique soul who has had such an incredible influence on my life.
Herb Adderley played in four of the first six Super Bowls and won five NFL championships with Green Bay and one with Dallas during his 12-year career.
But he was always a Packer at heart.
FILE – This Sept. 1972, file photo shows cornerback Herb Adderley, of the Dallas Cowboys NFL football team. Hall of Fame cornerback Herb Adderley has died. He was 81. His death was confirmed Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, on Twitter by nephew Nasir Adderley, a safety for the Los Angeles Chargers. Adderley played on six NFL title teams over a 12-year career with Green Bay and Dallas. (AP Photo/File)
I’m a Packer fan and I remember him.