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Tank Younger

Paul Lawrence Younger

Position: FB-LB-HB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 225 lbs.

Born: June 25, 1928 in Grambling, LA
Died: September 15, 2001 in Inglewood, CA
High School: Grambling
College: Grambling St.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Tank Younger 1953 Touchdown Log

9 Touchdowns

8 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 4 Go-Ahead, Long of 39 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Rams9
Bears2
49ers2
Packers2
Giants1
Colts1
Lions1
Road5
Home4
Sunday7
Saturday2
1st3
2nd2
3rd3
4th1
3 or fewer yards5
4-9 yards2
10-19 yards1
30 or more yards1
Norm Van Brocklin1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1953-09-27 RAM NYG W 21-7 2 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
2 2 1953-10-04 RAM @ SFO L 30-31 3 Rushing 1 Lead 20-14 Lead 27-14
3 3 1953-10-11 RAM @ GNB W 38-20 3 Rushing 2 Lead 24-13 Lead 31-13
4 4 1953-10-18 RAM @ DET W 31-19 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
5 7 1953-11-08 RAM SFO L 27-31 4 Rushing 39 Trail 20-24 Lead 27-24*
6 10 1953-11-29 RAM @ CHI L 21-24 1 Rushing 5 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
7 10 1953-11-29 RAM @ CHI L 21-24 3 Receiving 15 Norm Van Brocklin* Trail 7-21 Trail 14-21
8 11 1953-12-05 RAM BAL W 45-2 2 Rushing 1 Lead 17-0 Lead 24-0
9 12 1953-12-12 RAM GNB W 33-17 1 Rushing 4 Lead 19-7 Lead 26-7