LaVern Torgeson

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LaVern Torgeson
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1929-02-28) February 28, 1929 (age 85)
Place of birth: La Crosse, Washington
Career information
College: Washington State
NFL Draft: 1951 / Round: 5 / Pick: 58
Debuted in 1951
Last played in 1957
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 82
Interceptions 18
Touchdowns 1
Stats at

LaVern Earl Torgeson (born February 28, 1929) is a former American football linebacker who played for seven seasons with the Detroit Lions and the Washington Redskins from 1951 to 1957 in the National Football League. He attended Washington State University.

Torgeson was later an assistant coach for George Allen and the Washington Redskins.