Budge Garrett

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Budge Garrett
Date of birth (1893-04-17)April 17, 1893
Place of birth Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
Date of death June 11, 1950(1950-06-11) (aged 57)[1]
Place of death Verona, New Jersey, United States
Career information
Position(s) Fullback/End/Guard
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
College Rutgers
Career history
As coach
1922 Milwaukee Badgers
As player
1917 Youngstown Patricians
1917–1919 Massillon Tigers
1920 Akron Pros
1922 Milwaukee Badgers
Career highlights and awards

Alfred Tennyson Garrett was a professional football player with the Akron Pros of the American Professional Football Association (renamed the National Football League in 1922). During his one year with the Pros he won the first AFPA/NFL Championship. He returned to the NFL in 1922 as a player-coach for the Milwaukee Badgers, compling a 2-1-3 record.

Prior to joining the NFL, Garrett grew up in Oklahoma on a Creek Indian Reservation. He later attended a played college football at Rutgers University. He later made the 1915 College Football All-America Team. He first played professional football for the Massillon Tigers and Youngstown Patricians of the "Ohio League", during the pre-NFL era.