Jack Christiansen

Defensive Back

Jack Christiansen

8 seasons
46 interceptions
8 punt return TDs
6 All-NFL selections
5 Pro Bowls

8

seasons

46

interceptions

8

punt return TDs

6

All-NFL selections

5

Pro Bowls
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"It was like putting together a good pie. If you get the finest ingredients and do a skillful job of blending them together, you get a superior product. Well, our backfield was like that.”

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(Colorado St.)...6'1'', 205...John Leroy Christiansen. . .Left safety stalwart on three title teams. . . All-NFL six straight years, 1952-1957. . .Played in five Pro Bowls. . . Formidable defender, return specialist. . . Foes' standard rule: "Don't pass in his area, don't punt to him". . .NFL interception leader, 1953, co-leader in 1957. . . Career marks: 46 steals for 717 yards, three TDs. . .85 punt returns for 1,084 yards, eight TDs. . .Born December 20, 1928, in Sublette, Kansas. . .Died June 29, 1986, at age of 57.