Sid Luckman

Quarterback

Sid Luckman

12 seasons
14,686 passing yards
137 TDs
5 All-NFL selections

12

seasons

14,686

passing yards

137

TDs

5

All-NFL selections
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"I was the luckiest guy who ever played football. I came along at the right time, under a great coach with a great team. Our only thought was to win for each other, for the glory of the team."

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(Columbia)...6'0'', 197...Sidney Luckman. . .No. 1 draft pick, 1939. . .Columbia tailback who became first great "T" quarterback as pro. . . Performance in 73-0 title win, 1940, started mass rush to T-formation. . .Superb signal-caller, ballhandler. . .All-NFL five times, Most Valuable Player, 1943. . . Threw seven TD passes one game, 1943. . .Had five TD passes, 1943 title game. . . Career passing: 14,686 yards, 137 TDs. . .Born November 21, 1916, in Brooklyn, New York. . .Died July 5, 1998, at age of 81.