Bruce Lemmerman (born October 4, 1945 in Los Angeles, California) is a former professional American football player.

Bruce Lemmerman
No. 18
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1945-10-04) October 4, 1945 (age 76)
Los Angeles, California
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Westchester
College:Cal State Northridge
Undrafted:1968
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards

Football career

After a star career at San Fernando Valley State College, where he led the Matadors to their first winning season and the Junior Rose Bowl in 1967, Lemmerman became a backup quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons in 1968 and 1969. He later played ten years in the Canadian Football League for the Edmonton Eskimos. After his retirement from a playing career in football, Lemmerman became an assistant coach for the Eskimos, the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League and the NFL's Houston Oilers. Later he was hired as director of operations for Edmonton, and then worked for many years as a scout for the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints.[1][2][3]

Legacy

Lemmerman is the only CSUN quarterback to play in the NFL, and was inducted into the Matadors Hall of Fame in 1981.[4][5] He holds multiple records at CSUN that were never surpassed, including single game records for most touchdown passes, most touchdowns through rushing, most points scored, and longest punt. He also holds the CSUN season record for most touchdown passes.[6]

References

  1. ^ Henson, Steve (June 30, 1990). "WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: BRUCE LEMMERMAN : A Front-Office Scrambler : Former Quarterback at CSUN Maintains Fast-Paced Life as Decision-Maker for Edmonton Eskimos". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  2. ^ Wong, Jeff (June 1, 1994). "Saints Hire Lemmerman to Call Scouting Signals". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  3. ^ Esterson, Emily (November 17, 1998). "Game plan". Inc. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  4. ^ Henson, Steve (June 30, 1990). "WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: BRUCE LEMMERMAN : A Front-Office Scrambler : Former Quarterback at CSUN Maintains Fast-Paced Life as Decision-Maker for Edmonton Eskimos". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  5. ^ "Matadors Hall of Fame Archives". Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  6. ^ "Matador Football". Peek in the Stacks. University Library, California State University, Northridge. September 14, 2021. Retrieved September 17, 2021.