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Fred Dryer

Fred Dryer
PositionDefensive end
Birth DateJuly 6, 1946(age 70)
Hawthorne, California
CollegeSan Diego State
Teams * New York Giants (1969 1971) * Los Angeles Rams (1972 1981)
Highlights Honors * Pro Bowl selection (1975) * First-team All-Pro (1974) * Second-team All-Pro (1975) * First-team All-NFC (1974, 1975) * Second-team All-NFC (1970, 1973) * NFL All-Rookie team (1969) * First-team Little All-America (1968) * First-team JuCo All-American (1966) NFL and Team Records *NFL, Most safeties/game (2) *NFL, Most safeties/season (2-tie) *Rams, Most safeties/career(2-tie) Awards *NCAA College-Division National Champion (1967, 1968) *El Camino C.C. Hall Of Fame (1988) *San Diego State Aztec Hall of Fame (1988) *College Football Hall of Fame (1997) *San Diego Sports Hall of Fame (1998) *NFL Alumni Career Achievement Award (2003)

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John Frederick "Fred" Dryer (born July 6, 1946 in Hawthorne, California) is an American actor and former football defensive end in the National Football League (NFL). Dryer played 13 years in the NFL, playing 176 games, starting 166, and recording 104 career sacks with the New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams. Dryer is the only NFL player to score two safeties in one game.

Following his retirement from football, Dryer had a successful career as a film and television actor, notably starring in the series Hunter. His height (6'6" or 1.98 m) and physique was useful for his action roles.

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