Don Ettinger
No. 74
Position:Linebacker / Guard
Personal information
Born:(1921-11-20)November 20, 1921
Independence, Missouri
Died:February 13, 1992(1992-02-13) (aged 69)
Cookeville, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College:Kansas
NFL Draft:1948 / Round: 19 / Pick: 166
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 4× Canadian All-Star: 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
Career NFL statistics
GP:33
INT:4
FUMBLES OPR:3
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Donald Nesbit "Red Dog" Ettinger (November 20, 1921 – February 13, 1992) was an American football player. Born in Independence, Missouri, Ettinger played college football for the University of Kansas and later the National Football League's New York Giants.[1] He finished his career in Canadian football, where he was a four-time All-Star.

Ettinger is sometimes credited for inventing the "blitz" strategy.

References

  1. ^ "DON ETTINGER". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved April 22, 2015.