DETROIT — Alex Karras was one of the NFL's most feared defensive tackles throughout the 1960s, a player who hounded quarterbacks and bulled past opposing linemen.Mongo but pawn in game of life. What a great movie, what a great character. Well-played by Alex Karras. I found it interesting that the man feared by quarterbacks and western townsfolk alike would become the mild-mannered George Papadopolis in Webster. 77 is too young, but for a former NFL lineman, he had a pretty good run all things considered.
And yet, to many people he will always be the lovable dad from the 1980s sitcom "Webster" or the big cowboy who famously punched out a horse in "Blazing Saddles."
Rest in peace, Mongo...
That is all.