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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 (14415th 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 1946 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 1 Punt Return, 2 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 50 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Eagles6
Yanks3
Giants2
Packers1
Home5
Road1
Sunday6
1st2
2nd3
3rd1
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards1
30 or more yards3

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1946-10-06 PHI BOS W 49-25 2 Rushing 31 Lead 21-12 Lead 28-12
2 2 1946-10-06 PHI BOS W 49-25 3 Rushing 2 Lead 28-18 Lead 35-18
3 3 1946-10-13 PHI GNB L 7-19 1 Rushing 7 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
4 6 1946-11-03 PHI NYG W 24-14 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 6 1946-11-03 PHI NYG W 24-14 2 Rushing 30 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
6 11 1946-12-08 PHI @ BOS W 40-14 2 Punt Return 50 Trail 0-7 Tied 7-7