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Happy birthday

Dec. 13, 1961

Gary Zimmerman

(age 52)

Born in Fullerton, Calif., Zimmerman starred at the University of Oregon as an offensive lineman and went on to make seven Pro Bowls as a tackle in the NFL.

The eight-time All-Pro pick played for the Minnesota Vikings from 1986-92 and for the Denver Broncos from 1993-97.

In 2002, he was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, and in 2008, he was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Zimmerman also spent two seasons, 1984-85, with the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League.