Johnny Drake

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Johnny Drake
Fullback / Halfback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1916-03-27)March 27, 1916
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of death: March 26, 1973(1973-03-26) (aged 56)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 1937 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Debuted in 1937 for the Cleveland Rams
Last played in 1941 for the Cleveland Rams
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First Team All-Pro selection (1940)
  • 3× NFL All-Star (1938, 1939, 1940)
Career NFL statistics as of 1941
Rushing yards 1,700
Average 3.2
Touchdowns 24
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

John W. "Zero" Drake (March 27, 1916 – March 26, 1973) was an American football player. He was the first round pick (10th overall) by the Cleveland Rams, their first ever draft pick, in the 1937 NFL Draft.

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