Elmer Collett

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Elmer Collett
Date of birth (1944-11-07) November 7, 1944 (age 72)
Place of birth Oakland, California
Career information
Position(s) Guard
College San Francisco State
AFL draft 1966 / Round: Red Shirt 10 / Pick: 87
Drafted by Kansas City Chiefs[1]
NFL draft 1966 / Round: 14 / Pick: 208
Career history
As player
1967–1972 San Francisco 49ers
1973–1977 Baltimore Colts
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1969
Career stats

Charles Elmer Collett (born 1944) is a retired firefighter with the Kentfield Fire District and former professional American football player. He played eleven seasons in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Colts. He is an actual gold mining "ex-49er" and owner of a gold mining claim in the Sierra foothills on the Middle Fork of the Yuba River. He resides in Stinson Beach, California. Elmer and wife Lisa, who were married in 1980, are parents of sons Ramsey and Casey. He has two brothers and a sister all residing in California.

Career[edit]

He played as a guard in football. He is retired.


  1. ^ "1966 AFL Draft". Retrieved March 23, 2017.