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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 (14415th 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 1941 Touchdown Log

4 Touchdowns

4 Rushing, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 17 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Giants4
Cardinals1
Steelers1
Rams1
Lions1
Home4
Sunday4
1st2
3rd1
4th1
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1941-10-19 NYG PIT W 28-7 3 Rushing 1 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
2 7 1941-11-02 NYG CRD L 7-10 1 Rushing 6 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
3 8 1941-11-09 NYG DET W 20-13 4 Rushing 2 Lead 13-6 Lead 20-6
4 9 1941-11-16 NYG RAM W 49-14 1 Rushing 17 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*