Duane Wood

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Duane Wood
Born (1937-09-20)September 20, 1937
Wilburton, Oklahoma
Died July 23, 2012(2012-07-23) (aged 74)
McAlester, Oklahoma
Position(s) Cornerback
College Oklahoma State
AFL Draft 1960 / Round : Free Agent
Jersey #(s) 48
Career highlights
CFL All-Star 1959
AFL All-Star 1963
Honors AFL Champion, 1962
Statistics
Teams
1959-1960
1960-1962
1963-1964
1965
Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Dallas Texans
Kansas City Chiefs
Edmonton Eskimos

Duane Wood (September 20, 1937 - July 23, 2012) was a former professional American football cornerback who played five professional seasons (1960-1964) in the American Football League for the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs franchise. He was in the Texans' 1962 AFL Championship game win over the two-time AFL Champion Houston Oilers in the longest professional football championship game up to that time. The next year, 1963 he was selected to the AFL All-Star game.

Wood also played several years in the Canadian Football League. He began his pro career with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, where he was selected an All-Star in 1959. Finally, he finished his career with the Edmonton Eskimos in 1965.

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