Gene Heeter

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Gene Heeter
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Heeter from The Monticola, 1963
No. 85
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1941-04-19) April 19, 1941 (age 77)
Windber, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College:West Virginia
AFL draft:1963 / Round: 8 / Pick: 58
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Eugene Elwood Heeter is an American former college and professional football player. Born April 19, 1941 in Windber, Pennsylvania, he played tight end at West Virginia University, and professionally in the American Football League for the New York Jets from 1963 through 1965. On September 12, 1964, he scored the first-ever touchdown in Flushing's Shea Stadium [1], catching a 16-yard pass from Dick Wood against the Denver Broncos[2].

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