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Russ Craft

William Russell Craft

Position: DB-HB
Height: 5-9    Weight: 178 lbs.

Born: October 15, 1919 in McEwen, TN
Died: January 12, 2009 in Wellsburg, WV
High School: Wellsburg
College: Alabama   (school history)
Drafted by the Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers in the 15th round (132nd overall) of the 1943 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Russ Craft 1948 Touchdown Log

2 Touchdowns

2 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 70 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Eagles2
Redskins1
Yanks1
Home2
Sunday2
2nd1
3rd1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards1
Tommy Thompson2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 8 1948-11-14 PHI BOS W 45-0 2 Receiving 70 Tommy Thompson Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 9 1948-11-21 PHI WAS W 42-21 3 Receiving 24 Tommy Thompson Lead 21-14 Lead 28-14