American Football Database
American Football Database
Lane Howell
No. 79     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1941-07-28) July 28, 1941 (age 80)
Place of birth: Monroe, Louisiana
Date of death: January 16, 2018(2018-01-16)
Career information
College: Grambling State
NFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 15 / Pick: 209
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants (1963–1964)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Games played     91
Games started     21
Fumble recoveries     2
Stats at

Autrey Lane Howell (born July 28, 1941) is a former American football player who played defensive tackle for seven seasons in the National Football League. His career started in 1963 for the New York Giants, where he played for 2 seasons after which played on the Philadelphia Eagles for another 5 seasons before retiring.[1]


  1. Zimniuch, Fran (2015). Philadelphia Eagles: Where Have You Gone?. Sports Publishing. pp. 107–110. ISBN 9781613218464. Retrieved 9 June 2016.