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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 1951 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

6 Rushing, 3 Go-Ahead, Long of 31 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Eagles6
Redskins3
Giants1
Browns1
Steelers1
Road4
Home2
Sunday6
1st1
2nd3
3rd2
3 or fewer yards5
30 or more yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1951-10-28 PHI WAS L 23-27 3 Rushing 2 Trail 10-14 Lead 17-14*
2 6 1951-11-04 PHI @ PIT W 34-13 3 Rushing 2 Lead 14-13 Lead 20-13
3 7 1951-11-11 PHI @ CLE L 17-20 2 Rushing 2 Lead 3-0 Lead 10-0
4 10 1951-12-02 PHI @ WAS W 35-21 1 Rushing 31 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 10 1951-12-02 PHI @ WAS W 35-21 2 Rushing 1 Lead 14-7 Lead 21-7
6 11 1951-12-09 PHI NYG L 7-23 2 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*