Pug Rentner

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Pug Rentner
Date of birth (1910-09-18)September 18, 1910
Place of birth Joliet, Illinois
Date of death August 24, 1978(1978-08-24) (aged 67)
Place of death Glencoe, Illinois
Career information
Position(s) Halfback, quarterback
College Northwestern
Career history
As player
1934–1936 Boston Redskins
1937 Chicago Bears
Honors 1931 All-America Team
Career stats

Ernest John "Pug" Rentner (September 18, 1910 – August 24, 1978) was an American football halfback and quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston Redskins and the Chicago Bears. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1979.

High school career[edit]

Rentner attended the Farragut School in Joliet, Illinois.[1]

College career[edit]

Rentner played college football at Northwestern University and was chosen to the 1931 College Football All-America Team. He was selected as Northwestern's Most Valuable Player in 1932.[1]

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