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Bruce Alford

Herbert Bruce Alford Sr.

Position: E-DB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: September 12, 1921 in Speegleville, TX
Died: May 8, 2010 in Fort Worth, TX
High School: Waco
College: TCU   (school history)
Drafted by the Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers in the 8th round (62nd overall) of the 1943 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Bruce Alford 1947 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

5 Receiving, 1 Kickoff Return, 1 Fumble Recovery Return, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 79 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Yankees7
49ers2
Dons2
Dodgers1
Hornets1
Colts1
Road4
Home3
Sunday4
Friday3
1st3
3rd3
4th1
10-19 yards3
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards3
Spec Sanders5

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1947-09-12 NYY @ LAD W 30-14 1 Receiving 52 Spec Sanders Trail 6-14 Trail 13-14
2 3 1947-09-12 NYY @ LAD W 30-14 3 Receiving 11 Spec Sanders Lead 16-14 Lead 23-14
3 8 1947-10-24 NYY @ CHR W 28-7 3 Receiving 20 Spec Sanders Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
4 9 1947-11-02 NYY BCL W 35-21 1 Kickoff Return 79 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 10 1947-11-09 NYY SFO W 24-16 3 Receiving 34 Spec Sanders Trail 7-16 Trail 14-16
6 10 1947-11-09 NYY SFO W 24-16 4 Fumble Recovery Return 18 Lead 17-16 Lead 24-16
7 14 1947-12-07 NYY @ BDA W 20-17 1 Receiving 19 Spec Sanders Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*