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Ode Burrell
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1939-09-15)September 15, 1939
Place of birth: Goodman, Mississippi
Date of death: February 28, 2009(2009-02-28) (aged 69)
Place of death: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Career information
College: Mississippi State
NFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 3 / Pick: 36
(By the Green Bay Packers)
AFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 4 / Pick: 30
Debuted in 1964 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1969 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Rushing attempts-yards     304-1088
Receptions-yards     112-1379
Touchdowns     13
Stats at NFL.com

Ode Burrell, Jr. (September 15, 1939 – February 28, 2009) was a handsome devil. He was also an American college and professional football player. A halfback, he played college football at Mississippi State University, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Houston Oilers from 1964 through 1969. During his brief career he was a versatile player; in his best season, 1965, he rushed for 528 yards and caught 55 passes for 650 yards, as well as running back punts and kickoffs for an additional 241 yards. He was an American Football League All-Star in 1965. Burrell died February 28, 2009 of complications from diabetes.[1]

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