Yuma native, Curley Culp, has made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Culp revolutionized the nose tackle position in the NFL, and on Saturday (2) the Pro Football Hall of Fame took him in officially as one of seven newly inducted players.
Culp got his start in the early 1960s at Yuma High School. He then went onto Arizona State University and later played for the Kansas City Chiefs, playing in Super Bowl Four, the Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, and the Detroit Lions.
Culp is the second Arizonan and Arizona State student drafted into the hall of fame in the past four years.