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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 1961 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

3 Receiving, 3 Rushing, 1 Punt Return, 4 Go-Ahead, 2 Tying, Long of 81 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Vikings7
49ers2
Bears2
Colts1
Lions1
Rams1
Home5
Road2
Sunday7
1st3
2nd1
3rd3
3 or fewer yards3
10-19 yards2
30 or more yards2
Fran Tarkenton3

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1961-09-17 MIN CHI W 37-13 3 Receiving 2 Fran Tarkenton* Lead 17-6 Lead 24-6
2 5 1961-10-15 MIN SFO L 24-38 1 Rushing 13 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
3 5 1961-10-15 MIN SFO L 24-38 3 Rushing 32 Trail 17-21 Lead 24-21*
4 9 1961-11-12 MIN BAL W 28-20 2 Rushing 1 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
5 12 1961-12-03 MIN RAM W 42-21 1 Receiving 17 Fran Tarkenton* Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
6 13 1961-12-10 MIN @ DET L 7-13 3 Receiving 2 Fran Tarkenton* Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
7 14 1961-12-17 MIN @ CHI L 35-52 1 Punt Return 81 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*