Gene Schroeder

American football player (born 1929)

Gene Schroeder
Schroeder on a 1952 Bowman football card
Born: (1929-03-03) March 3, 1929 (age 95)
Washington, D.C., U.S.[1]
Career information
Position(s)Wide receiver
CollegeVirginia
NFL draft1951 / Round: 1 / Pick 12
Career history
As player
1951–1957Chicago Bears
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1
Career stats
  • Playing stats at NFL.com

Gene Schroeder (born March 3, 1929) is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver for six seasons with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL).[2] Schroeder played college football for the Virginia Cavaliers, and was a first round pick in the 1951 NFL Draft.[1] Schroeder moved to Crown Point, Indiana in 1975, where he retired.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Hamnik, Al (13 August 2014). "Former Bears' star Gene Schroeder hoping to savor a Super Bowl title". Northwest Indiana Times. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Gene Schroeder". NFL.com. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
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