Charley Trippi

Halfback-Quarterback

Charley Trippi

9 seasons
2,547 passing yards
3,506 rushing yards
1,321 recieving yards
99 career games played

9

seasons

2,547

passing yards

3,506

rushing yards

1,321

recieving yards

99

career games played
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"In those days the more things a player did, the more pay he could demand. I could run, kick, pass and catch and that made me a valuable property.”

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(Georgia)...6'0'', 186...Charles Louis Trippi ... Cards' No. 1 future draft pick, 1945 ... Georgia All-American, 1946 ... Played in four Chicago All-Star games as collegian ... $100,000 signee during AAFC-NFL war, 1947 ... Final link in Cards' famed "Dream Backfield" ... Scored two TDs in 1947 NFL title win ... All-NFL, 1948 ... Extremely versatile - played halfback five years, quarterback two years, defense two years ... Born December 14, 1921, in Pittston, Pennsylvania.