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Art Still

Defensive End

Arthur Barry Still

Inducted 2015

Date of Birth



Camden, NJ


University of Kentucky (1974-1977)


One of the fiercest defenders in school history, Art Still led Kentucky to a ten-win season in 1977. Voted a unanimous First Team All-America as a senior, Still was named the 1977 SEC Defensive Player of the Year and was a finalist for the Lombardi Award. The two-time First Team All-SEC selection led the Wildcats to an unbeaten SEC season and a victory in the Peach Bowl in 1976. A four-year starter, Still finished his career with 327 tackles, and at the time of his induction still held the school record for tackles for loss in a season with 22 in 1977. The Camden, N.J., native was twice named the National Lineman of the Week, and he led Kentucky to its highest final AP ranking as the Wildcats finished No. 6 in 1977. Named the 1977 SEC Senior Player of the Year by the Birmingham Touchdown Club, Still played in the East-West Shrine Game, Hula Bowl and Japan Bowl senior all-star games. Chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs with the second overall pick in the 1978 NFL Draft, Still spent ten seasons with the Chiefs and two with the Buffalo Bills. The four-time Pro Bowl selection set Chiefs’ records for sacks in a career and season. A member of the University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame, Still had his jersey retired, and he is a member of the school’s All-Time Team. Named to the Quarter Century All-SEC team, he is also enshrined in the Kansas City Chiefs and State of Missouri Sports Halls of Fame. Still was a Kansas City Chiefs Ambassador, volunteered with Big Brothers, DARE, the Sickle Cell Foundation and the Special Olympics.


Height 6'8"

Weight 247

Career Highlights

  • 1977 All-Conference
  • 1977 Unanimous All-America
  • 1976 All-Conference
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