This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.Find sources: "Les McDonald" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (March 2023) (Learn how and when to remove this message)
Les McDonald
No. 76
Born:(1914-09-19)September 19, 1914
Grand Island, Nebraska, U.S.
Died:July 26, 1971(1971-07-26) (aged 56)
Grand Island, Nebraska, U.S.
Career information
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
High schoolGrand Island (NE)
NFL draft1937, Round: 1, Pick: 8
Drafted byChicago Bears
Career history
As player
1937–1939Chicago Bears
1940Detroit Lions
1940Philadelphia Eagles
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Lester Bruce McDonald (September 19, 1914 – July 26, 1971) was an American football end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the first round with the eighth overall pick of the 1937 NFL Draft.[1]


  1. ^ "1937 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved March 21, 2023.