Bronko Nagurski

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Bronko Nagurski

9 seasons
4,031 combined yards
5 All-NFL selections

9

seasons

4,031

combined yards

5

All-NFL selections
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"I always used my strength in football. I liked to meet guys head-on when I was carrying the ball. Then I’d drop my shoulder, and catch him with that, and then brush him off with my arm. It worked -most of the time.”

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(Minnesota)...6'2'', 226...Bronislaw Nagurski. . .Joined Bears after legendary college career at Minnesota. . .Became pro football's symbol of power, ruggedness. . . A bulldozing runner on offense, a bone-crushing linebacker on defense. . . Gained 4031 yards in 9 seasons . . .All-NFL, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937. . .His two TD passes clinched Bears' 1933 title win. . .Helped 1943 Bears to NFL crown after five-year retirement. . .Born November 3, 1908, in Rainy River, Ontario. . .Died January 7, 1990, at age of 81.