Former Packers Dillon, Dowler to meet with fans this weekend

Posted Oct 25, 2012

Former players at Packers Pro Shop Saturday, Tundra Tailgate Zone and Legends Club Sunday

Leading up to the Green Bay Packers game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Oct. 28, featured Packers alumni Bobby Dillon and Boyd Dowler will be signing autographs and visiting with fans in the Packers Pro Shop on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

The Tundra Tailgate Zone will also feature Dowler on gameday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., where he will be visiting with fans and signing autographs. More information on the Tundra Tailgate Zone can be found online at

Also on Sunday, Dillon will be visiting with fans and signing autographs from during that same time in the Legends Club on the Associated Bank Club Level, an area accessible to game attendees with suite or club seat tickets, as a guest of the ‘Alumni Meet and Greet.’

Dillon, a third-round 1952 NFL Draft pick, intercepted 52 passes in his nine seasons as a Green Bay Packers defensive back. A graduate of the University of Texas, the five-time All Pro was Green Bay’s interception leader or co-leader for seven consecutive seasons, a Packers record. To this day, he remains the team’s all-time interception leader. He was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 1974.

Dowler, a highly-decorated wide receiver, played 10 years (1959-69) for the Green Bay Packers. He was a two-time Pro Bowler and five-time NFL Champ, including the first two Super Bowls. He was knocked out of the game in the first quarter during Super Bowl I, but he made his presence felt early on in Super Bowl II, hauling in a 62-yard touchdown catch that helped the Packers beat the Oakland Raiders, 33-14. He was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 1978.

Both former Packers players will be introduced on Lambeau Field during pregame festivities.

blog comments powered by Disqus

You May Also Be Interested in...

Recent Videos

  • Wilkerson: 'Green Bay was the best fit'

    (8:25) Posted 2 hours ago

    Hear from Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson as he speaks to the media via conference call.

  • Prospect Primer: Akrum Wadley, RB, Iowa

    (1:52) Posted 5 hours ago

    Would like to get bigger, adding around 10 pounds without losing the breakaway speed and elusiveness that produced a number of long, highlight-reel runs, particularly as a junior, when he averaged 6.4 yards per carry.

  • Mike Daniels looks ahead to 2018

    (2:00) Posted 7 hours ago

    Packers DT Mike Daniels explains why he believes the Packers are still the team to beat in the NFC North