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Jerry Shipkey

Gerald Wade Shipkey

Position: LB-FB-DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 213 lbs.

Born: October 31, 1925 in Fullerton, CA
Died: November 28, 2009 in Dana Point, CA
High School: Anaheim
College: USC, UCLA   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 8th round (58th overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Jerry Shipkey 1948 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

8 Rushing, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 16 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Steelers8
Giants3
Cardinals1
Packers1
Eagles1
Yanks1
Lions1
Home4
Road4
Sunday8
1st3
2nd2
3rd1
4th2
3 or fewer yards7
10-19 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 4 1948-10-17 PIT @ BOS L 7-13 4 Rushing 1 Trail 0-13 Trail 7-13
2 5 1948-10-24 PIT @ NYG L 27-34 1 Rushing 1 Trail 0-7 Trail 6-7
3 5 1948-10-24 PIT @ NYG L 27-34 3 Rushing 3 Tied 20-20 Lead 27-20*
4 6 1948-10-31 PIT PHI L 7-34 2 Rushing 1 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
5 7 1948-11-07 PIT GNB W 38-7 2 Rushing 1 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
6 8 1948-11-14 PIT CRD L 7-24 1 Rushing 16 Trail 0-14 Trail 7-14
7 9 1948-11-21 PIT @ DET L 14-17 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
8 11 1948-12-05 PIT NYG W 38-28 4 Rushing 2 Lead 17-14 Lead 24-14