Bennie McRae

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Bennie McRae
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Date of birth: (1939-12-08)December 8, 1939
Place of birth: Newport News, VA
Date of death: November 22, 2012(2012-11-22) (aged 72)
Place of death: Columbia, Maryland
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
College: Michigan
AFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 8 / Pick: 62
(by the Boston Patriots)
NFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 2 / Pick: 21
As player:
Chicago Bears
New York Giants
Career stats
Playing stats at

Benjamin Prince McRae (born December 8, 1939 in Newport News, Virginia, died November 22, 2012) is a former American football cornerback who played nine seasons in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants. He played college football at the Michigan as a running back, kickoff returner and punt returner and was drafted in the second round of the 1962 NFL Draft. McRae was also selected in the eighth round of the 1962 AFL Draft by the Boston Patriots. McRae died on November 22, 2012 on Thanksgiving Day due to an illness at age 72.[1]

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  1. ^ Mayer, Larry (2012-11-29). "Former Bear McRae passes away". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 2012-12-02.