Dick Wildung

Richard Kay “Dick” Wildung was an American football tackle in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers. Wildung attended the University of Minnesota, where he was a two-time consensus All-American as a tackle following the 1941 and 1942 seasons. He served in World War II as a Navy lieutenant on a PT boat in the Pacific Ocean from 1943 through 1945.

Wildung was drafted in the first round of the 1943 NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers and played with the team from 1946-51 and in 1953. He played in the Pro Bowl following the 1951 season. In 1957, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, and in 1973, he was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame.