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Elbie Nickel

Elbert Everett Nickel

Position: E-DE
Height: 6-1    Weight: 196 lbs.

Born: December 28, 1922 in Fullerton, KY
Died: February 27, 2007 in Chillicothe, OH
High School: Chillicothe
College: Cincinnati   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 17th round (149th overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.

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

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Elbie Nickel 1951 Touchdown Log

3 Touchdowns

3 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 77 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Steelers3
49ers2
Cardinals1
Home2
Road1
Sunday3
2nd1
4th2
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards2
Chuck Ortmann1
Joe Geri1
Ray Mathews1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1951-10-14 PIT SFO L 24-28 2 Receiving 77 Joe Geri Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
2 3 1951-10-14 PIT SFO L 24-28 4 Receiving 22 Ray Mathews Trail 17-28 Trail 24-28
3 5 1951-10-28 PIT @ CRD W 28-14 4 Receiving 33 Chuck Ortmann Tied 14-14 Lead 21-14*