Herbert Vaughn Orvis (born October 17, 1946) is a former American football defensive tackle who played for the Detroit Lions and the Baltimore Colts in a ten-year career that lasted from 1972 to 1981 in the National Football League.
|Born:||October 17, 1946|
|NFL draft||1972 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16|
Orvis played college football at the University of Colorado. Orvis was a 1971 All-American and twice earned first-team All-Big Eight honors. He was named to the 1970s All-Big Eight Decade team. In 1971, CU finished ranked #3 in national polls. In 2014, Orvis was named to the University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame.
In 1971 he was an All-American. Two times he received first-team All-Big Eight honors. He was inducted into the Colorado University Athletic Hall of Fame on October 30, 2014. and was named to its All-Century team, celebrating the first 100 years of Buffaloes’ football.
- "Herb Orvis Career stats". NFL.com, National Football League.
- Richardson, Steve. "Herb Orvis' Stint in Army Led to Hall of Fame Career at Colorado May 9, 2017". College, Features, on Campus Salute. National Football Foundation, Football Matters. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
This story originally ran in the program for the 59th NFF Annual Awards Dinner, where Herb Orvis was officially inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
- BUFFZONE.COM (February 21, 2017) [January 8, 2016]. "Herb Orvis, former CU Buffs pass rusher, named to College Football Hall of Fame Fame". Denver Post. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
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