2017-07-15 21:19:55 UTC
Vito (Babe) Parilli, who during the 1950s had two stints as a quarterback with the Green Bay Packers as well as a one-year hitch with the Cleveland Browns as well as two stints with the Ottawa Rough Riders, before playing in the 1960s with the Oakland Raiders (1960), Boston Patriots (1961-67), and New York Jets (1968-69--as backup to Joe Namath), passed away on Saturday at age 87.
Mr. Parilli played collegiate ball under coach Paul (Bear) Bryant at Kentucky.
After one year as the Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterbacks coach (1973), Babe was later head coach with a variety of clubs in the World and Arena Football Leagues.
You can find more on Babe's life and career http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000820176/article/former-patriots-quarterback-babe-parilli-dies-at-age-of-87.