Walter Jerry Payton (Sweetness)
Height: 5-10 Weight: 200 lbs.
Born: July 25, 1953 in Columbia, MS
Died: November 1, 1999 in South Barrington, IL
High School: Hillsboro, Lake Forest
College: Jackson St. (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.
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