Jeff Burkett

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Jeff Burkett
Position: Wide receiver, punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1921-07-15)July 15, 1921
Place of birth: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Date of death: October 24, 1947(1947-10-24) (aged 26)
Place of death: Bryce Canyon, Utah
Career information
College: LSU
Career history

Jefferson Davis Burkett (July 15, 1921 – October 24, 1947) was an American football player. He was a part of the Chicago Cardinals NFL championship team in 1947.[1] He died in a plane crash while returning to the team following surgery for appendicitis.


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