George Schmidt

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George Schmidt
No. 54, 81
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1927-10-28)October 28, 1927
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: August 29, 1995(1995-08-29) (aged 67)
Place of death: Schaumburg, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College: Lewis
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 1953
Safeties: 1
Kick returns: 1
Return yards: 14
Stats at NFL.com

George Schmidt (October 28, 1927 – August 29, 1995) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cardinals.

Early life and career[edit]

Schmidt was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Theodore Roosevelt High School.[1] He played college football at Lewis University[2] and Illinois Tech.[3]

He first played in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers during the 1952 NFL season,[4] joing the Packers as a free agent.[5] The following season he played with the Chicago Cardinals.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Schmidt". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "NFL Players who attended Lewis University". databaseFootball.com. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "George Schmidt". NFL Enterprises LLC. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "George Schmidt". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ "1952 PRE-SEASON RESULTS (2-4)". Packers History. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ "1953 Chicago Cardinals". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 1, 2014.