Al Kreuz

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Al Kreuz
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1898-08-21)August 21, 1898
Date of death: August 1975
Career information
College: Kalamazoo College, Western Michigan University, University of Pennsylvania
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: N/A
Rushing average: N/A
Rushing TDs: N/A

Albert F. Kreuz (August 21, 1898 – August 1975) was an American football fullback. He played on the Philadelphia Quakers' 1926 American Football League (AFL) team, which won the league's only championship.

Kreuz played college football at the University of Pennsylvania as a back and placekicker.[1][2] His first season at Pennsylvania was 1924, his sophomore year,[2] and he played through 1925 before being ruled ineligible for the 1926 season due to having previously played for Kalamazoo College.[3] Kreuz joined the Quakers in 1926. He played in all 10 games during the Quakers' 8–2 season, in which they won the AFL championship.[4] The Chicago Tribune's Wilfred Smith named Kreuz a second-team All-Pro fullback in a list that included players from the National Football League and AFL.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football". Time. December 7, 1925. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b "Sophomore Grid Player Proving Penn Sensation". Berkeley Daily Gazette. 1924-10-29. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  3. ^ "Kreuz Officially Declared Ineligible". The Norwalk Hour. 1925-12-10. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  4. ^ "1926 Philadelphia Quakers". Database Football. Retrieved July 26, 2015. 
  5. ^ Hogrogian, John (1983). "1926 All Pros" (PDF). The Coffin Corner. 5 (6). Retrieved 2011-08-06. 

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