Born: May 15, 1916 in Paxton, pop. 523
Died: Aug. 23, 1986 (age 70)
High School: Grand Island
College/years: Nebraska, 1936-1939
Games played in the NFL: 62
- Drafted in the 9th round (77th overall) of the 1939 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.
- Started 41 games over six years with the Lions (1940-45).
- Played on both sides of the ball for the Lions ending with 105 yards on 33 carries with one touchdown, 387 receiving yards on 32 catches with four touchdowns and also intercepted eight passes.
- Kicked 25 of 27 extra points during the 1945 season.
- Boxed in the Grand Island Golden Gloves.