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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 1956 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Punt Return, Long of 66 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Lions1
Steelers1
Home1
Sunday1
2nd1
30 or more yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 11 1956-12-09 DET PIT W 45-7 2 Punt Return 66 Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7