Elroy Hirsch

Halfback, End

“Crazylegs”

Elroy Hirsch

12 seasons
387 career receptions
7,029 receiving yards
64 total TDs
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Chicago Rockets (AAFC) (Chicago Hornets - 1949 - AAFC)

Chicago Rockets (AAFC) (Chicago Hornets - 1949 - AAFC)


1946-1948

12

seasons

387

career receptions

7,029

receiving yards

64

total TDs
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"That is the really nice part of playing end. Once I finally get hold of the ball, I’ve only got to elude one or two defenders to rack up a TD.”

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(Michigan)...6'2'', 190...Elroy Leon Hirsch. . .Led College All-Stars upset of Rams, 1946. . . Became key part of Rams' revolutionary "three-end" offense, 1949. . . Led NFL in receiving, scoring, 1951. . .10 of 17 TD catches, 1951, were long-distance "bombs". . .Mixed sprinter speed with halfback elusiveness. . . Named all-time NFL flanker, 1969. . .Career record: 387 catches for 7,029 yards, 60 TDs; 399 points scored. . .Born June 17, 1923, in Wausau, Wisconsin. . .Died January 28, 2004 at age of 80.