George Svendsen
No. 43, 66
Position:Center
Personal information
Born:(1913-03-22)March 22, 1913
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died:August 6, 1995(1995-08-06) (aged 82)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
College:Minnesota
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
  • Antigo HS WI (1938–1939) (head coach)
  • Minnesota (1946–1953) (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:52
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

George Peter Svendsen (March 22, 1913 – August 6, 1995) was an American football player. After his college career at Oregon State and the University of Minnesota, he starred for the Green Bay Packers. He also played one season for the Oshkosh All-Stars of the National Basketball League.[1]

Svendsen played in 52 NFL games, starting in 31 of them. He played in both playoff games for the Packers in 1936 and 1941. He had one career reception, for 11 yards in 1937. He was named to the 2nd Team All-Pro by Collyers Eye Magazine, the NFL, and UPI. Svendsen is one of ten players that were named to the National Football League 1930s All-Decade Team that have not been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

References

  1. ^ BBALLsports.com Sports Statistics Database.