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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 1945 Touchdown Log

18 Touchdowns

15 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 1 Kickoff Return, 5 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 98 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Eagles18
Giants5
Redskins3
Yanks3
Steelers3
Cardinals2
Lions2
Home10
Road8
Sunday18
1st3
2nd4
3rd6
4th5
3 or fewer yards3
4-9 yards5
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards4
30 or more yards5
Roy Zimmerman2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1945-10-07 PHI CRD W 21-6 1 Rushing 47 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 1 1945-10-07 PHI CRD W 21-6 4 Receiving 33 Roy Zimmerman Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
3 2 1945-10-14 PHI @ DET L 24-28 1 Rushing 69 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7
4 2 1945-10-14 PHI @ DET L 24-28 3 Rushing 26 Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*
5 3 1945-10-21 PHI @ WAS L 14-24 2 Rushing 15 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
6 3 1945-10-21 PHI @ WAS L 14-24 4 Rushing 3 Trail 7-24 Trail 14-24
7 5 1945-11-04 PHI @ PIT W 45-3 3 Rushing 20 Lead 13-3 Lead 19-3
8 6 1945-11-11 PHI NYG W 38-17 2 Rushing 2 Lead 17-3 Lead 24-3
9 6 1945-11-11 PHI NYG W 38-17 4 Rushing 22 Lead 24-10 Lead 31-10
10 7 1945-11-18 PHI PIT W 30-6 2 Rushing 3 Lead 7-6 Lead 13-6
11 7 1945-11-18 PHI PIT W 30-6 3 Rushing 6 Lead 16-6 Lead 23-6
12 8 1945-11-25 PHI WAS W 16-0 3 Receiving 44 Roy Zimmerman Lead 7-0 Lead 13-0
13 9 1945-12-02 PHI @ NYG L 21-28 1 Rushing 4 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
14 9 1945-12-02 PHI @ NYG L 21-28 2 Rushing 4 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
15 9 1945-12-02 PHI @ NYG L 21-28 3 Kickoff Return 98 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0
16 10 1945-12-09 PHI BOS W 35-7 3 Rushing 29 Tied 7-7 Lead 14-7*
17 10 1945-12-09 PHI BOS W 35-7 4 Rushing 7 Lead 21-7 Lead 28-7
18 10 1945-12-09 PHI BOS W 35-7 4 Rushing 8 Lead 28-7 Lead 35-7