Gary Knafelc

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Gary Knafelc
Date of birth: (1932-01-02) January 2, 1932 (age 82)
Place of birth: Pueblo, Colorado
Career information
Position(s): Wide Receiver/Tight End
College: Colorado
NFL Draft: 1954 / Round: 2
Organizations
As player:
1954
1954-1962
1963
Chicago Cardinals
Green Bay Packers
San Francisco 49ers
Career highlights and awards
Honors: Packers Hall of Fame
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Gary Knafelc (born January 2, 1932 in Pueblo, Colorado) is a former American football wide receiver/tight end who played 10 seasons in the National Football League (1954–1963). He attended the University of Colorado. Knafelc is the only player to ever be carried off the City Stadium or Lambeau Field turf by fans. That happened after he caught a 28-yard touchdown pass from Tobin Rote in the final minute to beat the Detroit Lions, 20-17, in the 1955 season opener.

He served as public address announcer for Packers game at Lambeau from 1964 until 2004, when he was succeeded by Bill Jartz of WBAY-TV.

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