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Jack Christiansen

John LeRoy Christiansen

Position: DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 205 lbs.

Born: December 20, 1928 in Sublette, KS
Died: June 29, 1986 in Stanford, CA
High School: Odd Fellows Orphanage
College: Colorado St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 6th round (69th overall) of the 1951 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 6-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1970

Coaching Record

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Jack Christiansen 1951 Touchdown Log

4 Touchdowns

4 Punt Return, Long of 89 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Lions4
Packers2
Rams2
Home4
Sunday2
Thursday2
2nd1
3rd2
4th1
30 or more yards4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1951-10-14 DET RAM L 21-27 2 Punt Return 69 Trail 7-17 Trail 14-17
2 3 1951-10-14 DET RAM L 21-27 4 Punt Return 47 Trail 14-27 Trail 21-27
3 9 1951-11-22 DET GNB W 52-35 3 Punt Return 71 Lead 38-28 Lead 45-28
4 9 1951-11-22 DET GNB W 52-35 3 Punt Return 89 Lead 45-28 Lead 52-28