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George Cafego

George Cafego

Position: FB-QB-HB
Height: 5-10    Weight: 169 lbs.
Throws: Right

Born: August 30, 1915 in Whipple, WV
Died: February 9, 1998 in Knoxville, TN
High School: Oak Hill
College: Tennessee   (school history)    (Cafego college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1940 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14415th overall since 1950)

George Cafego's Career 4th quarter comebacks and game-winning drives

The research for this page was done by Scott Kacsmar. Read his extensive three-part article (Part I - Part II - Part III) for full details.

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2 game-winning drives

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1944 5 1944-10-29 29-060 BOS @ BKN W 17-14 GWD
2 1944 8 1944-11-19 29-081 BOS BKN W 13-6 GWD

One other game of note

Age is Years-Days
Passing Rushing
Rk Year G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD Int Rate Y/A AY/A Att Yds Y/A TD Notes
1 1945 3 1945-10-14 30-045 BOS NYG T 13-13 QB deserves little credit