Pug Lund

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Pug Lund
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Position Halfback
Career history
College Minnesota (1934)
Personal information
Date of birth April 08, 1913
Place of birth Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Date of death May 26, 1994 (age 81)
Place of death Minneapolis, Minnesota
College Football Hall of Fame (1958)

Francis "Pug" Lund[1] (April 18, 1913 – May 26, 1994) was an American football player.[2] Lund was born in Rice Lake, Wisconsin[1] and attended Rice Lake High School.

As a Minnesota Gopher halfback, Lund was named All-Conference in both 1933 and in 1934, when he was the conference MVP. He was a consensus All-American in 1934. "Pug" Lund was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1958.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lund May Have Broken Rib, Physicians Say". Manitowoc Herald-Times. November 26, 1934. p. 12. Retrieved October 20, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  2. ^ Minnesota Death Index
  3. ^ Gopher Club Hall Members