Max Boydston

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Max Boydston
Max Boydston - 1955 Bowman.jpg
Boydston on a 1955 Bowman football card
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1932-01-22)January 22, 1932
Place of birth: Ardmore, Oklahoma
Date of death: December 12, 1998(1998-12-12) (aged 66)
Place of death: Muskogee, Oklahoma
Career information
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 1955 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Debuted in 1955
Last played in 1962
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 97
Receiving yards 1328
Touchdowns 8
Stats at NFL.com

Max Ray Boydston (January 22, 1932 – December 12, 1998) was a professional gridiron football end who played in the National Football League (NFL), the Canadian Football League (CFL), and the American Football League (AFL).

College career[edit]

Born in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Boydston played college football for Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners where he was an All-American in 1954.

Professional career[edit]

Boydston was a first-round selection (second overall) in the 1955 NFL Draft by the Chicago Cardinals. He played for the Cardinals from 1955 to 1958. In 1959, he played in the CFL for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. In the AFL he played for the Dallas Texans (1960–1961) and the Oakland Raiders (1962).

Coaching career[edit]

Boydston coached at Carroll Senior High School in Southlake, Texas in 1964–65 and 1965–66.

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