George Hughley

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George Hughley
No. 39
Date of birth (1939-06-26)June 26, 1939
Place of birth Los Angeles, California
Date of death February 27, 1999(1999-02-27) (aged 59)
Career information
Position(s) Fullback
College Central Oklahoma
Career history
As player
1964 Toronto Argonauts (CFL)
1965 Washington Redskins
Career stats

George Charles Hughley (June 26, 1939 – February 27, 1999) was an American football fullback who played for the Washington Redskins and the Toronto Argonauts.

Career[edit]

After graduating from Santa Monica High School, Hughley played football at Central State College in Oklahoma. He played in the Canadian Football League for the Toronto Argonauts in 1964. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins in 1965. He rushed the ball 37 times for 175 yards and no touchdowns that season; he also caught nine passes for 93 yards and one touchdown.[1]

Death[edit]

By 1999, Hughley was a 20-year police department veteran from San Fernando, California. He was riding his motorcycle when he was struck from the rear by a car on the Foothill Freeway near Angeles Crest Highway. Hughley was on loan to a Southern California drug task force assigned to investigating major drug traffickers. He was taken by helicopter to Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California, but he died more than two hours later.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Hughley 1965 game log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  2. ^ Blankstein, Andrew (March 1, 1999). "6 Killed in Accidents Over 24-Hour Period". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-03-05. 

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