|No. 42, 37|
|Date of birth:May 27, 1955|
|Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri|
|College: East Carolina|
|NFL Draft: 1977 / Round: 6 / Pick: 166|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|*Detroit Lions ( 1977)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Vernon Reginald Pinkney (born May 27, 1955) is a former American football defensive back. He played five seasons in the National Football League, two with the Detroit Lions and three with the Baltimore Colts. Pickney was drafted 166th overall in the 1977 NFL Draft after an All-Conference career at East Carolina University.
Pinkney was born St. Louis, Missouri, but grew up in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He is the father of Patrick Pinkney, former quarterback at East Carolina, and Aaron Curry, former linebacker of the Oakland Raiders.
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