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Tuffy Leemans

Alphonse Emil Leemans

Position: FB-TB-DB-QB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: November 12, 1912 in Superior, WI
Died: January 19, 1979 in Hillsboro Beach, FL
High School: Central
College: Oregon, George Washington   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 2nd round (18th overall) of the 1936 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1978, finalist in 1970

Tuffy Leemans 1939 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

3 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 47 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Giants5
Tigers2
Cardinals1
Eagles1
Lions1
Road3
Home2
Sunday5
2nd2
3rd1
4th2
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards1
Len Barnum2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1939-09-24 NYG @ PHI W 13-3 4 Rushing 16 Lead 6-3 Lead 13-3
2 1939-10-29 NYG @ BKN W 7-6 2 Rushing 2 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
3 1939-11-05 NYG @ DET L 14-18 3 Receiving 47 Len Barnum Trail 0-6 Lead 7-6*
4 1939-11-12 NYG CRD W 17-7 2 Receiving 8 Len Barnum Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
5 1939-11-26 NYG BKN W 28-7 4 Rushing 3 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7