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A look at the linebackers who have been inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. Wochit

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Inducted 1974

Bill Forester began his Packer career as a guard and defensive lineman. The Packers’ third round draft choice in 1953, he started at linebacker the next season where he became a solid player. Forester was Packer defensive captain in the early years of the Lombardi Era.

Over his 11-year Packer career, the 6’3”, 240-pound Forester intercepted 21 passes, recovered 15 fumbles and scored a safety.

The former Southern Methodist University star was an All Pro choice four times over the 10 seasons he played linebacker for the Packers.

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