Gene Schroeder
Schroeder on a 1952 Bowman football card
Date of birth (1929-03-03) March 3, 1929 (age 95)
Place of birthWashington, D.C., U.S.[1]
Career information
Position(s)Wide receiver
US collegeVirginia
NFL draft1951 / Round: 1 / Pick 12
Career history
As player
1951–1957Chicago Bears
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1
Career stats

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]


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