Hal Bedsole

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Hal Bedsole
No. 19
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1941-12-21) December 21, 1941 (age 75)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
High school: Reseda (CA)
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 2 / Pick: 19
AFL draft: 1964 / Round: 8 / Pick: 58
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Harold Jay "Hal" Bedsole (born December 21, 1941) is a retired American football player. He played as a tight end and end early in his career during the single platoon days.

High school career[edit]

Bedsole prepped at Reseda High School, graduated in 1959.

College career[edit]

Bedsole played college football for the University of Southern California (USC). He helped lead the USC Trojans to a national championship in 1962 under coach John McKay. Bedsole was a two-time First Team All AAWU Conference (now known as the Pac-12 Conference) selection and the first Trojan to have 200 receiving yards in a single game. He was inducted into the USC Athletics Hall of Fame in 2001 and into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2012.[1] He transferred to USC from Pierce College.

Pro career[edit]

Bedsole played for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL) between 1964 and 1966.


  1. ^ "USC's Hal Bedsole Named To College Football Hall Of Fame," Official Site of USC Trojan Athletics, May 15, 2012. [retrieved November 2, 2014]

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