John Alderton (American football)

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John Alderton
Position: End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1931-09-05)September 5, 1931
Place of birth: Cumberland, Maryland
Date of death: May 8, 2013(2013-05-08) (aged 81)
Career information
College: Maryland
NFL Draft: 1953 / Round: 7 / Pick: 77
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games: 10
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

John Reber Alderton (September 5, 1931 – May 8, 2013) was a professional American football defensive lineman in the National Football League. He was born in Cumberland, Maryland. He played football while serving in the United States Air Force at Bolling Air Force Base in 1954 and 1955.[1] In 1956, he played in three games for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.[2]


  1. ^ Ray Schmidt, Real Airmen, College Football Historical Society Newsletter, Vol. V, No. I, p. 16, November 1991.
  2. ^ Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 142. ISBN 978-0983513667. 

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