Menan Schriewer

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Menan Schriewer
Career information
Position(s): End
Height: 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
College: Texas
High school: New Braunfels
NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Drafted by: Chicago Bears
Organizations
As player:
1956-1958
1959
1960-1962
Toronto Argonauts
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
  • All-SWC (1955)
  • CFL All-Star (1957)
  • Longhorns Hall of Honor inductee

Menan Schriewer is an American football and Canadian football end. He attended Texas, and was a three-year letterman. Schriewer led the Longhorns in receiving in his junior and senior years, and recorded a total of 42 receptions for 690 yards and four touchdowns in his career. Schriewer was drafted by the Chicago Bears of the National Football League in the first round (tenth overall) of the 1956 NFL Draft.[1] However, Schriewer eventually joined the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts, who offered Schriewer more money. With the Argonauts, Schriewer was named CFL All-Star in 1957. Schriewer joined the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1959, but rejoined the Argos a year later. He was inducted into the Longhorns Hall of Honor in 2009.[2] In Schriewer's honor, the Menan Schriewer Offensive Lineman of the Award is created.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pro Football Draft History: 1956". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  2. ^ Pils, Douglas (2009-11-19). "New Braunfels' Schriewer heads to UT Hall". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  3. ^ gdelaune (2010-02-08). "Some of the best today, one of the best yesterday". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 

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