Carl Eller

Defensive End

Carl Eller

16 seasons
9 First- or second-team All-NFL selections
23 fumble recoveries
133 unnofficial sacks
6 Pro Bowls

16

seasons

9

First- or second-team All-NFL selections

23

fumble recoveries

133

unnofficial sacks

6

Pro Bowls
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"I’ve always wanted to be a super ballplayer, always wanted to be a star. I want to be the best in this league and that’s what I work on.”

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(Minnesota)...6'6'', 247...Carl Lee Eller ... Selected in 1st round of NFL draft by Minnesota and AFL draft by Buffalo, 1964 ... Quickly established himself at left defensive end on the Vikings' "Purple People Eaters" defensive line ... Excellent at stopping run, devastating pass rusher ... Amassed 44 sacks, 1975-1977 ... Named first- or second-team All-NFL each season, 1967-1973 ... Played in six Pro Bowls ... Born January 25, 1942, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.