November 23, 1920|
Post, TX, United States
|Died:||December 13, 1995(aged 75)|
1947 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6|
(By the Green Bay Packers)
Ernie Case was a back in the All-America Football Conference who played 14 games for the Baltimore Colts. In 1947, the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League used the 6th pick in the 1st round of the 1947 NFL Draft to select Case out of the University of California, Los Angeles. But Case was signed with the Baltimore Colts but only played for one season and then retired. Case served as a pilot in World War II, surviving a mid-air collision over Sardinia and later escaping his captors.
On November 4, 2011, Case was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame.
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