American Football Database
American Football Database
Grady Alderman
Date of birth: (1938-12-10)December 10, 1938
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Date of death: April 5, 2018(2018-04-05) (aged 79)
Place of death: Evergreen, Colorado, U.S.
Career information
Position(s): Offensive tackle
College: Detroit Mercy
AFL Draft: 1960 / Round: Second Selections
Drafted by: Dallas Texans
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 10 / Pick: 111
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 6
Playing stats at

Grady Alderman (December 10, 1938 – April 5, 2018) was an American football player and executive. He played professionally as an offensive tackle for 16 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), mostly with the Minnesota Vikings.


Alderman played in three Super Bowls and was selected to six Pro Bowls. He ended his pro career with the Chicago Bears, as a player then coach.[1] He is also noted for being the "last of the original Vikings."[2] From March 1981 until December 1982 he was the general manager of the Denver Broncos.

Alderman was also a certified public accountant.[3][4]

Alderman died on April 5, 2018 at the age of 79.[5]


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