Al Brosky

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Al Brosky
No. 24
Born: (1928-06-09)June 9, 1928
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: November 28, 2010(2010-11-28) (aged 82)
Naperville, Illinois
Career information
Position(s) Defensive back
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
College Illinois
NFL draft 1951 / Round: 27 / Pick: 324
Drafted by Los Angeles Rams
Career stats
Interceptions 2

Alfred E. Brosky (June 9, 1928 – November 28, 2010) was an American football player, and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Brosky played football at the University of Illinois from 1950 to 1952. A defensive back, Brosky set the NCAA record for career interceptions with 30, a record which still stands.[1] He was a member of the Theta Xi fraternity.

In 1950, he finished with 11 INT and followed that up with 11 INT again in 1951. In 1952, he finished with 8 INT.[2]

Brosky set Big Ten Conference single-season football records in interceptions with 11 in 1950 and again in 1951.

After college, Brosky played professionally for one season, with the Chicago Cardinals in 1954.

Brosky was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1998.


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