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Steve Van Buren

Stephen W. Van Buren

Position: HB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: December 28, 1920 in La Ceiba, Honduras
Died: August 25, 2012 in Lancaster, PA
High School: Warren Easton
College: LSU   (school history)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1944 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1965

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Steve Van Buren 1944 Touchdown Log

7 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 1 Punt Return, 1 Kickoff Return, 2 Go-Ahead, 2 Tying, Long of 97 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Eagles7
Giants2
Tigers2
Redskins1
Yanks1
Rams1
Road4
Home3
Sunday7
1st5
2nd2
4-9 yards1
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1944-10-22 PHI BOS W 38-0 2 Punt Return 55 Lead 10-0 Lead 17-0
2 4 1944-10-29 PHI @ NYG W 24-17 2 Rushing 6 Trail 3-17 Trail 10-17
3 5 1944-11-05 PHI @ BKN W 21-7 1 Rushing 44 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 5 1944-11-05 PHI @ BKN W 21-7 1 Rushing 70 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
5 6 1944-11-12 PHI NYG T 21-21 1 Kickoff Return 97 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
6 7 1944-11-19 PHI @ WAS W 37-7 1 Rushing 20 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
7 10 1944-12-10 PHI RAM W 26-13 1 Rushing 10 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*