Al Vandeweghe

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Al Vandeweghe
Position:End
Personal information
Born:(1920-10-25)October 25, 1920
Wyckoff, New Jersey
Died:February 2, 2014(2014-02-02) (aged 93)
Midlothian, Virginia
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Ridgefield Memorial
(Ridgefield, New Jersey)
Hampton
(Hampton, Virginia)
College:William & Mary
NFL Draft:1946 / Round: 10 / Pick: 88
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played:5
Receptions:6
Receiving yards:67
Player stats at PFR

Alfred Bernard "Al" Vandeweghe (October 25, 1920 – February 2, 2014)[1] was a professional American football player for the All-America Football Conference's Buffalo Bisons. He played in five games in the 1946 season after his collegiate career at William & Mary.[2] He later coached at his alma mater from 1947 through 1949.[1]

Early life, education and military service[edit]

He played at Ridgefield Memorial High School in New Jersey. He transferred to Hampton High School in Virginia, where he played basketball and football. He graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1943, were he played football and was co-captain of the basketball team. He served in the United States Navy at the United States Naval Training Center Bainbridge, where he played football and earned Mid-Atlantic All-Service honors. He also played football on the Fleet City Blue Jackets at Camp Shoemaker, California, where the team went 8–0–1 in 1945.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alfred Bernard Vandeweghe obituary Archived 2014-03-25 at the Wayback Machine. dignitymemorial.com. Retrieved on March 24, 2014.
  2. ^ Al Vandeweghe @ pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved March 24, 2014.