• Date Of Birth: July 4, 1942
  • Date Of Death: January 1, 2021
  • City: Las Vegas
  • State: Nevada

Floyd Douglas Little (July 4, 1942 – January 1, 2021) was an American professional football player who was a halfback for the Denver Broncos, initially in the American Football League (AFL) and later the National Football League (NFL). He was a three-time All-American at Syracuse University, and in 1967 was the sixth selection of the 1967 NFL/AFL draft, the first common draft. He was the first first-round draft pick to sign with the AFL’s Broncos, where he was known as “the Franchise”. Little was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.

Little lived with his wife DeBorah in Las Vegas. Little finished 40th in his class of 140 at the University of Denver law school, from which he received his masters in legal administration degree in 1975. Little owned automobile dealerships in Denver, the Seattle area and Santa Barbara. In May 2020, his former Syracuse teammate Pat Killorin announced that Little had been fighting cancer.

Little died on January 1, 2021, at the age of 78. – Available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License from Wikipedia.