Former All-American MSU Football Player Passes Away
Dorne Dibble, a former Michigan State Football player and Detroit Lion passed away Thursday at the age of 88.
The legendary Clarence "Biggie" Munn coached Dibble at Michigan State from 1949-50 during his the two letter winning seasons. In the later of which, Dibble won all-american honors.
Dibble played at MSU as both a receiver and a defensive end. In the pros, Dibble mainly served as a wide receiver.
After his senior season, the Detroit Lions drafted him in the 1951 NFL Draft. In Detroit, Dibble aided the Lions in winning two of their NFL championships in the pre-Super Bowl era.
In five seasons with the Lions between 1953 and 1957, Dibble marked 19 touchdowns and over 2,000 receiving yards.
The Michigan Sports Hall of Fame inducted Dibble as part of its 2014 class.