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Nick Pietrosante

Nicholas Vincent Pietrosante

Position: FB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 225 lbs.

Born: September 10, 1937 in Ansonia, CT
Died: February 6, 1988 in Royal Oak, MI
High School: Notre Dame
College: Notre Dame   (school history)    (Pietrosante college stats)
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1959 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 38 (2356th overall since 1950)
2-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

Nick Pietrosante 1961 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 15 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Lions5
Packers2
Eagles1
Vikings1
Rams1
Road3
Home2
Sunday5
1st1
2nd2
3rd1
4th1
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1961-09-17 DET @ GNB W 17-13 1 Rushing 1 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
2 1 1961-09-17 DET @ GNB W 17-13 2 Rushing 15 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
3 5 1961-10-15 DET RAM W 14-13 3 Rushing 4 Lead 7-3 Lead 14-3
4 10 1961-11-19 DET @ MIN W 37-10 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-10 Trail 7-10
5 14 1961-12-17 DET PHI L 24-27 4 Rushing 1 Tied 17-17 Lead 24-17*