By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist
Mark Brammer of the Bills
Taken in Round 3 in 1980
Other picks in the round: Steve McMichael (No. 73) went to the Patriots at first, but found a home at defensive tackle for the Bears. He was part of the 1985 Chicago defense, one of the greatest in league history. Steve stayed in the NFL through 1994. Defensive back LeRoy Irvin (No. 70) and linebacker Cliff Odom (No. 72) both had long careers.
The details: Brammer split the tight end job with Reuben Gant in Mark’s rookie season, remembered as the year the Bills won the AFC East under Chuck Knox. Brammer was a good possession receiver during his career, which ran through 1984. He also was a friendly, willing interview subject – which is a way to help you be remembered.
Other 67s: Erik Portillo of Sweden (2019) played at the University of Michigan this past season, and remains a Sabres prospect. Glenn Alexander did some return and receiving work for the Bills in 1970.
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