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Hugh McElhenny

Hugh Edward McElhenny Jr. (The King)

Position: HB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: December 31, 1928 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: George Washington
College: Washington   (school history)    (McElhenny college stats)
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1952 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 20 (4651st overall since 1950)
6-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1970

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Hugh McElhenny 1953 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

3 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 31 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
49ers5
Packers2
Browns2
Bears1
Road3
Home2
Sunday5
1st2
2nd2
4th1
4-9 yards3
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards1
Y.A. Tittle2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 6 1953-11-01 SFO CHI W 24-14 2 Rushing 8 Tied 14-14 Lead 21-14*
2 8 1953-11-15 SFO @ CLE L 21-23 2 Rushing 6 Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
3 8 1953-11-15 SFO @ CLE L 21-23 4 Receiving 31 Y.A. Tittle* Trail 7-20 Trail 14-20
4 9 1953-11-22 SFO @ GNB W 37-7 1 Rushing 5 Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
5 11 1953-12-06 SFO GNB W 48-14 1 Receiving 19 Y.A. Tittle* Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0