Fred Mortensen

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Fred Mortensen
Date of birth (1954-03-24) March 24, 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth Safford, Arizona
Career information
Position(s) Quarterback
College Arizona State

Fred Mortensen (born March 24, 1954 in Safford, Arizona) was a former college football player at Arizona State University.

Fred played three years in the United States Football League, playing quarterback for the Denver Gold in 1983 and 1984 and the San Antonio Gunslingers in 1985.

In the 1990s Fred also served as a high school Football coach for the Tempe High School Buffalo Varsity football team where both his son Todd and Nathan attended. Fred quarterbacked Tempe High School to the state finals in 1971. In the 1975 Fiesta Bowl, Fred helped lead the Sun Devils to a 17-14 victory over Nebraska. Today Fred still lives in Tempe where he acts as a faithful member, and former Bishop, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and runs a successful general contracting business. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fiesta Bowl. "5th Annual Fiest Bowl". Retrieved 9 August 2011.